Is the BodyPosi Movement Promoting Obesity?

This week, controversial model Tess Holliday sent both pulses and tempers racing when she was unveiled as this month’s cover-model for Cosmo magazine. If you’ve never heard of Tess Holliday, you may be wondering why this is newsworthy. Another magazine, another model. Well, Tess Holliday is a plus size model, and I don’t mean plus-size …

8 Weird, Gross but Totally Normal Period Things That Nobody Prepares You For*

The female body is a wonderful but very weird thing. The ins and outs of your menstrual cycle as covered in the biology textbooks is more than enough to demonstrate this, but unfortunately it’s not just the mechanics we have to contend with; your uterus has all kinds of tricks up its sleeve. When having …

Mental Health Awareness Week: My Experience With Citalopram

This week marks Mental Health Awareness Week, and I’m putting my two cents in. My own experience with mental health problems hasn’t been without its bumps in the road, and there’s a part of me that wonders if the journey could’ve been smoother if I’d known that the space you occupy as a person with …