Denying F.A.T.

L9P Community Post: Katie Smith I was nearing the end of my freshman year at Penn State when I lost my period. Although, it would have happened much sooner had it not been for the false hormones my body was getting from birth control pills. My journey to “health” began the previous year as a … Continue reading Denying F.A.T.

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When What’s “Healthy” Isn’t Healthy At All

L9P Community Post: Grace Jemison I’ve always been good at being “good.” I enjoyed talking with adults when I was a child. I wanted to read chapter books by the time I was four. I was the star of the kindergarten plays. By the time one hits middle school, expectations are set about what it … Continue reading When What’s “Healthy” Isn’t Healthy At All

College Athletes: The help you need is right where you need it

L9P Community Post: Samantha Thierry The number one fear I find working with athletes is “the dietitian will pull me from my sport, I don’t want to talk to them.” I’m writing to the student athletes here, to let you know that it’s 100% okay to talk to a dietitian, or even another individual in … Continue reading College Athletes: The help you need is right where you need it

Constantly Sidelined: The Truth About Why I Got 6 Bone Injuries Within 4 Years

L9P Community and Ambassador Post: Sara Scinto It’s time to talk about it. That’s what I thought after reading many honest and close-to-home stories about the female athlete triad recently popping up within the running community. I’m writing this in the midst of finishing my first year of graduate school when I should be working … Continue reading Constantly Sidelined: The Truth About Why I Got 6 Bone Injuries Within 4 Years