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.
L9P Community Member and Ambassador Post: Sara Scinto Food has been a huge part of my life since the day I was born. It went from something that felt celebratory and pleasurable to something I over-analyzed and restricted. Now I’m working to rediscover my intuitive hunger signals and my innate love for food. I was … Continue reading Rediscovering my love for food
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
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
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