36 hours in krakow — rama arya’s blog

Krakow is my last stop as I travel through Central Eastern Europe. The royal capital of Poland, it is unlike any other city I have visited. And yes, this may well sound clichéd, but its past justifies the claim. The Old Town with its Jewish Quarter and Auschwitz II-Birkenau were one of the first to […]

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Experts: “clean eating fuels anorexia” — Fit Is a Feminist Issue

I’ve long felt suspicious about the “clean eating” kick. I’ve blogged before about how it’s a crock. And every time I say that, I get some push-back from devotees of that diet strategy. What’s wrong with eating healthy foods? People ask. Don’t you agree that whole foods are good for you? The clean eaters will […]

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Sam gets more familiar with her wooden sword and gets ready to learn an awful lot more — Fit Is a Feminist Issue

It’s not easy being green, green as in the Aikido belt colour. And what if, just what if, for me, green is as good as it gets in Aikido? I’ve been worrying about that. But I’ve decided to be positive about it and work at being the best green belt I can be. Maybe I […]

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Riding this election season: is it me or are drivers even more angry than usual? — Fit Is a Feminist Issue

If you are reading this from the comfort of some country other than the US, consider yourself lucky at least in one respect: you don’t have forced ringside seats for the most tawdry, surreal, high-stakes, expensive political brawl in my country’s history. Everyone is on edge, and no one can look away. I think many […]

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