Summer Equinox*

Just an FYI, this isn’t a paid review of Equinox (although if they *WANTED* to pay me–or let me work there–I’d be totally cool with it. Like, really cool with working there. Please hire me?  From the moment I walked into (okay, ran into) the Equinox gym on...

Eat-Clean(er)

The scales tipped from “healthy obsession” to “obsessed with healthy” as soon as I got the May/June 2010 issue of Muscle and Fitness Hers. But before I go there, let me rewind: I finished the semester (with perfect grades), but I put the Deans on notice of my...

Clean Slates and Clean Eating

It’s amazing how quickly a life can capsize (and how quickly it can be somewhat righted…even without all of the leaky holes filled).* For the first time in my life, I didn’t finish my final papers. I packed my bags for Florida without any intention of returning...

Learning How to Lift

With my plane ticket to NC cancelled, I looked forward to going home to my family for Thanksgiving. However, my mental state deteriorated throughout the remainder of the winter semester. I spent longer and longer hours focused on perfecting my physique and spent the...

The Winter of My Discontent…

I was getting A’s on all of my assignments, writing what would become a full-length play, and seeing massive amounts of theatre. I was basically living my dream. Except for the part where the dream had become a nightmare. The fall semester dragged on, and I trudged...