Things I’ve Heard About Thin Women

I recently wrote a blog called 386,170 unhelpful things about the messages that I get from the world about my body. While I was researching it, some of the messages I heard were: » 5/06/10 5:20pm 5/06/10 5:20pm

The Golden Age Of Girly Fitness: Get In Shape Girl And The Barbie…

If, like me, you were a wee child of the 80s, perhaps you remember the little-girl fitness videos that were all the rage. But was that Barbie workout the source of body anxiety to come? In hindsight, sure. » 3/16/10 6:30pm 3/16/10 6:30pm

Science Of The Womb, The Organ Par Excellence

Menstruation got you down? This will lift your spirits: Today's Guardian features an amazing essay by PhD student Jacqueline Maybin about the "secrets of the womb." Some choice excerpts: » 9/01/09 7:20pm 9/01/09 7:20pm