Investing in Yourself: Making the Most of the Gym 

You set your New Year Resolution to get fit, you signed a 17 year contact with a gym that has everything you could ever want.  We're talking multiple pools, massages preformed by man-handed women, and dudes who have arms as thick as you waist and toothpick legs.  It's February, you're well on your way to … Continue reading Investing in Yourself: Making the Most of the Gym 

Consequences of Your Actions: Adjusting to the New Order of Reproductive Rights

My local paper ran an article today about a bill that is advancing in the state legislature. This bill, if passed would designate January 22nd as the "Day of Tears". January 22nd is the date in which the Roe v. Wade decision passed down from the Supreme Court. The "Day of Tears" would be a … Continue reading Consequences of Your Actions: Adjusting to the New Order of Reproductive Rights

The End is Nigh: Preparing for Regression

My grandparents are conservative, like shop at Wal-Mart and not consume any products of China conservative (and yet they don't understand the irony of that behavior), and my father flies the battle flag of dead country. They probably voted, and while our states's electoral votes went more progressive, they're ecstatic to get the present, black … Continue reading The End is Nigh: Preparing for Regression

Winter Weight and All that You Gain

Every year it starts at Halloween the parties and the candy, then as pumpkin spice takes hold and sweaters become larger, for style of course. Then there is Thanksgiving, and Christmas parties, then Christmas and the New Year. Then it gets cold. You spent March through August starving yourself last year so that your jeans … Continue reading Winter Weight and All that You Gain

New Job, New You: A Guide to Making your Best First Impression

Somehow your resume past the general inevitability testing that HR put it though and you didn't vomit during your interview. Congrats, you got the job! No time to review the job description or benefits package. Go out and by yourself a new wardrobe with the money you haven't earned yet, might I suggest a sweater … Continue reading New Job, New You: A Guide to Making your Best First Impression