Tag: Health

Fat and Health.

Jezebel posted today on a perennial favorite among feminist bloggers: the BMI. This was prompted by a doctor in the New York Times talking about how useless a measure it is for personal health. Here’s my response: of course it…

Aging Is (Not) Unnatural

Laurie and Debbie say: Cross-posted to Body Impolitic. All photographs by Laurie Toby Edison. Some photos below may not be okay for office viewing. After our introductory post here last week, Daisy Deadhead asked if we wrote about age as…

Sayonara, Fat Friends

Having fat friends will make you fatter. But of course you wouldn’t want to dump your friends just for being fat — that would be shallow. Instead, you should pick friends who are thin because that’s good for you and…

Museum of Menstruation

My dear friend Kate Goldwater of AuH2o fame has some of her creative works — paintings with her menstrual blood — up in the online Museum of Menstruation and Women’s Health. Check out her work, and the rest of the…

The Break

As I need to recommit my time to my health, home and schoolwork, I’m taking about a week from blogging to get things in order. I have a few great guestbloggers signed up and ready to go, so stick around…