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Losing weight is no joke especially when you’re in college. But when you’ve been overweight all your life and then become a victim to the “freshman 40,” you start to realize that no matter how much you try to do made-up workouts at the REC center, you just can’t shake the weight off. But I was able to go from 200 lbs...

So it’s winter again, and that means I’m feeling sad. But when I say sad, I mean SAD. As in, Seasonal Affective Disorder, which is a very real medical disorder that can occur for some people with the change of the seasons. For most people, this happens during the winter. I am one of those people, and no amount of...

The time of summer bodies, Instagram bikini pictures and nude models are upon us. With the rise of the “slim-thick” movement, it becomes harder and harder to love your body. From the constant reminder of pictures with the “ideal body” surfing the web, magazines and even billboards, it seems as though America is trying...

Most women only suffer from UTIs 1-2 times within their lifetime; however, if you’re one of the unlucky few that suffer from chronic UTIs (such as myself) then here are 10 ways you can help prevent UTIs to save you from a costly doctor’s visit.   Consume Fermented Goods Goods such as yogurts and kombucha contain live...

fem·i·nism ˈfeməˌnizəm/ noun   The advocacy of women’s rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes.   An innumerable amount of people would say that if you’re a feminist you have this belief that females are superior to males along with bearing a strong animosity. In reality, females only desire and demand men to...

If you’ve ever tried dieting while also being a college student, then you’ll know firsthand just how difficult it is. However, the Ketogenic diet attracts people from all over the world because of its proven fat-burning results and guaranteed weight loss. The Keto diet requires participants to cut out sugars and...

Working out and staying fit for a college student can be hard. Even though your student fees cover the Rec Center, you may find that you don’t have time or desire to go after a long a day of classes. So, if you still want to exercise a bit, you can use some things you have in your house or dorm. Below are five ideas...

According to History.com, the roots of Valentine’s Day date back to a violent, ancient roman fertility festival held in mid-February called, Lupercalia. Later, the Christian church came along and changed Lupercalia to Valentine’s Day in order to purify the celebration. Before learning more about the holiday, I figured...

According to the United States Census Bureau, in 2016 there were approximately 2.3 million people residing in the Houston area. Of those, Huffington Post claims, 45.2 percent of adult men in the city are married, leaving the other half of men open, ready and willing… I thought. As far as I can remember, I have had...

The new year brings in a lot of new things. New routines, new classes, new professors, maybe even new friends. Maybe you’ve found your new favorite coffee shop in Houston, or bought a subscription to a new gym. One thing’s remained the same though, you’re here, and they’re there. You could be 100, 1000 or 10000 miles...