Self-Care: A Guide to Taking Care of Yourself

The new trend in the blogosphere is this whole self-care phenomenon (see? and here, and here, and also this chick offered up her self-care tips for you, my sweet readers). There are some benefits to this whole work-life balance, body-positivity, mantra-chanting, self-esteem boosting, healthy eating trend. But I think a lot of these folks are missing one … Continue reading Self-Care: A Guide to Taking Care of Yourself

Family Vacation: A Guide to Enjoying the Poeple that You are Forced to Love

This afternoon I got in the car and drove to the beach for the weekend. I was greeted by my slightly more sober sister and checked into the hotel before heading to the bar to meet my other sister and my mother, who were already knee deep in stolen cups.  Everyone's family does it differently, … Continue reading Family Vacation: A Guide to Enjoying the Poeple that You are Forced to Love

You’re Not That Kind of Girl: A Guide to Talking to Your Mom about Dating

I was named after a ginger slut in a book*, so it's a given that I'd either be a slut myself or a nun, and my mom told me I couldn't be a nun when I was 17 because I'd miss sex. The woman, my mother, was also known to discuss various sexual misconceptions with … Continue reading You’re Not That Kind of Girl: A Guide to Talking to Your Mom about Dating

Getting Fit: A Guide to Exercising with Technology 

Wearable fitness trackers are old news at this point. And while I still faithfully clip my FitBit into the left cup of my bra every morning it no longer has any affect on my behaviors. I am no more or less fit because of my little electronic pedometer, and you are delusional if you think … Continue reading Getting Fit: A Guide to Exercising with Technology 

I Can’t Eat That: A Guide to Dieting

To all who have suffered* through the last month with me: I am sorry. For those of you who didn't, know that cutting out sugar, dairy, grains, starches, and legumes makes everyone around you miserable.  I am not alone when it comes to dieting. Millions of you are out there lamenting all the foods you … Continue reading I Can’t Eat That: A Guide to Dieting

Come again?: Click Bait and the Female Orgasm

So I was on the Twitter wasting time before I waste more time (because I'm on a semi-staycation motherfuckers!) and I saw a tweet that said something about "things I know for giving her the big O". I clicked the link, just like you did just now. And 7367 ads and 42 next buttons later I … Continue reading Come again?: Click Bait and the Female Orgasm