Health After Graduation

Fellow soon-to-be-graduates, it’s really happening. We will soon be leaving Barnard and entering the weird, wild world of figuring out healthcare as graduates. To calm my own self down and try to spread some knowledge, I recently met with Barnard’s Executive Director for Student Health and Wellness, MJ Murphy. She outlined four basic areas to be…

Yet Another Fat Fashion Post!

Sorry, y’all are probably getting annoyed of my obsession with fat fashion, but there’s a super cool event that I wanted to let everyone know about–The Big Fat Flea! It’s essentially a one-day flea market with all kinds of used clothes donations, sizes large to 6X, with nothing over $10. Great, right?! What’s even greater…

need some help thinking of a paper topic?

maybe you should take a walk. this cool study from the new york times suggests that walking increases your creativity—and whether it’s simply the walk’s mood-boosting aspect or some kind of wake-up call, i am all about it. so if you’ll be working on a couple of final papers this weekend and coming week, like…

Take yourself/your friend/your partner on a date!

I found this list of 20 dates under $20 (from my favorite fashion blogger, who was also featured in my post about fat fashion–guilty as charged.) While these would all be awesome things to do with a partner, I was thinking some would be great for self care during finals! Go alone, with a friend,…