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Perspectives

Quitting the Race: What I Learned From Failure

For the past four months, I’ve been training for a half marathon. It was my second ever; my first was two years ago and my only goal was to finish, which I did, miserably and slowly (jogging the whole time!). I was glad to finish and glad to show myself I could run the distance, […]

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We try it!

We Try It: Getting An IUD

Last week, I got a Mirena IUD. I’ve been on the NuvaRing for about two and a half years, but I’ve wanted an IUD for at least that long. I discussed switching with my boyfriend, who was enthusiastic, and I’ve been passively considering how to go about this for a couple of months now.

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Bodies

What Should We Expect from our Fitness Instructors?

In my endless quest to keep fitness “fun” for myself, to make being active a social endeavor instead of a mindless and solitary hour a day on the treadmill, I have spent a lot of time sampling different group fitness classes. The benefits, for me, are several.