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Mar 23, 2009

Fake Orgasms. The Big No.

I’ll be the first to admit that we females are fickle, fickle creatures. Men have a hard time (whether that be their lack of capability or common sense) figuring us out on many levels.

Jan 7, 2009

Kickin’ My Habit: The Smokers Diary 2009

I know I’ve taken a mini-hiatus for the holidays on my no smoking resolution, but let me fill you in....

Jan 5, 2009

The Body Blog: Eat Right in ‘09

You’ve been meaning to eat healthy for awhile now, but between the parties and the holidays and the study snacks...

Dec 29, 2008

The Body Blog: New Year’s Resolutions That Work

Now that the holidays are over and my jeans are extra tight from the cookies and cakes I stuffed in...

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Dec 17, 2008

Kickin’ my Habit: The Smokers Diary Week 8

Well, if you remember correctly, I was fed up with my smoking-only-when-drinking rule, so last week I went cold turkey....

The Body Blog: Carbs – The Good, The Bad, and The Really, Really Ugly

[Exercise, health and fitness are an important part of every woman’s life. But how do you know if you’re doing...

Dec 15, 2008

Kickin’ my Habit: The Smokers Diary Week 7

I have come to the conclusion that I will never actually stop smoking if I continue to let myself smoke...

Dec 10, 2008

The Body Blog: Pole Dancing Classes – A Workout?!?!

[Exercise, health and fitness are an important part of every woman’s life. But how do you know if you’re doing...

Dec 8, 2008

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Dec 3, 2008

Kickin’ My Habit: The Smokers Diary Week 6

So, I know I’ve been gone for a little bit, but that doesn’t mean I have given up on my...

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Nov 24, 2008

Easy Tips for Saving a Little Dough

I’m sure we’ve all felt the effects of the current economic crisis; I know I have. Between my commute to...

Nov 17, 2008

The Body Blog: Why Liftin’ Weights is Key

[Exercise, health and fitness are an important part of every woman’s life. But how do you know if you’re doing...

Nov 12, 2008

Kickin’ my Habit: Smoker’s Diary Week 3

  Here’s a recap of my progress this past week: Monday: One smoke after a big lunch at the office...

Nov 10, 2008

The Body Blog: Snacks That’ll Keep You Movin’ in Between Workouts

[While I have covered physical exercise in previous editions of the Body Blog, this week I’m going going to take...

Nov 5, 2008

Kickin’ My Habit: The Smokers Diary Week 2

[Our writer, Kelly, has made it her goal to quit smoking and share her experiences with you. We have been...

Nov 3, 2008

The Body Blog: Gym Vs. Home Workout

[Hey all. It’s your fitness guru here, ready to keep you up to date with this week’s workout tips. I...

Oct 29, 2008

Kickin’ My Habit: The Smokers Diary Week 1

Well, we all – even the smokers like myself – know smoking is a bad habit. I have been smoking...

Oct 27, 2008

The Body Blog: Elliptical Versus Treadmill

[Hey all. I am going to be starting a body blog each week, discussing one specific topic in the fitness...

Oct 5, 2008

Are All Men Cheaters?

After reading a recent CC article on a book that’s supposed to expose all the reasons men cheat, I got...

Oct 1, 2008

The Top 20 Gourmet College Dining Halls

I don’t know about your college, but the food at UMass is well, not the most scrumptious. The salad bar...

Sep 29, 2008

Are TV’s Mean Girls Making Us Meaner Girls?

I will be the first to say that I think the movie Mean Girls is fantastic: great humor, perfect actor...

Sep 24, 2008

How I Beat My Eating Disorder

I was 14. My parents were getting a divorce. My father was also simultaneously dating a new woman. I was...

Sep 22, 2008

Shy in Class? How to Get the Courage

Class can be…well, for lack of a better word, intimidating. All those people you don’t know, the professor standing up,...

Sep 15, 2008

Gender Bias in the Workforce: How to Deal and Toughen Up

After reading an article in The New York Times regarding the inequality of gender roles in the work place, I...

Sep 12, 2008

Workout Gear: Where to Buy, Without Breaking Bank

I’m a runner and, as such, I like to have nice, practical (yet cute!), and comfortable clothes to strut my...

Sep 11, 2008

No Way! 5 Trends I’d Never Rock

I like to think of myself as pretty fashion forward, but there are certain things I just cannot get into....

Sep 11, 2008

Gettin’ Your Booze On? Learn Your Limits!

When I started college my freshman year, I was NOT a drinker. I repeat: I was not a drinker. After...

Sep 7, 2008

Snacks for Sunday Football

Football season is getting underway, which can mean one of two things: you a) love football and will be glued...

Sep 6, 2008

Healthy Ways to Snack (Yes it’s Possible!)

I like to eat, but I also like to fit into my size 6 jeans. There lies my little dilemma....

Sep 4, 2008

Letting It All Hang Out – Farting in Front of Your Man

Farting. Pooping. Peeing. It’s all gross, which is why we do it in the privacy of our own homes. But,...

Sep 2, 2008

Must-Haves for a College Night Out

Hey ladies. We all love to party right? I know I do. And with partying comes, well, some interesting circumstances....

Aug 27, 2008

College Jobs: How to Avoid the Dirt and Make the Big(ger) Bucks

So, you’ve just settled in to your campus, unpacked your essentials and have caught up with the necessary friends and...

Aug 26, 2008

The Five Must-Haves for your College Fridge

While you may be tempted to fill that dormroom mini fridge with beer and only beer, there are going to...

Aug 26, 2008

When It Comes to Breakups, Honesty is Always The Best Policy

Ending a relationship with someone, no matter how long you’ve dated, is never an easy thing. You have to face...

Aug 23, 2008

Promise Rings…Promising What, Exactly???

Lately there has been a lot of talk of Promise Rings as a sort of pre-engagement commitment. I just can’t...

Aug 22, 2008

Drop your Pants, Mr. Cleaver – TV Dads I’d Love to Bone

Thinking about a dad in a non-fatherly way is gross. On so many levels. But at TV dad? Well, that’s...

Aug 22, 2008

Back to School Clothes – Where Best Buys Meet Best Trends

A new school season is here, which means more than new books, new cute boys in class and new dorms....