Month: February 2019

Like most women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), I began suffering the symptoms of the disease long before I was diagnosed. In fact, it was roughly 11 years before a doctor handed down those results. While my high school peers were focused on climbing the social ladder, I skipped afterparties because I was too tired,
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If you’ve seen Russian Doll, you’ll have had Greta Lee’s voice knocking around your head. “Sweet birthday baby!” trills her character, Maxine, an artist who’s throwing her friend Nadia (Natasha Lyonne) a 36th birthday party. Unbeknownst to Maxine, she’s doomed to say that line over and over (and over and over) again, because inside Nadia’s
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Liza Boone As summer’s classic generation-spanning sandal, a Birkenstock is always a good idea—and this spring a totally new silhouette is joining the bunch. The Yao takes the brand’s slip-on-and-wear-with-anything vibe to even more versatile levels. Whether for brunch, vacation, or your average Tuesday, these slim-strapped sandals are just the addition your wardrobe has been
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Whenever I see someone in the gym or on Instagram working out in Converse, my arches ache. I love Chuck Taylors, but I can’t walk more than half a mile in them before my feet start throbbing. And if that’s just walking, it can’t be good to work out in them, can it? Well, actually,
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On Valentine’s Day you likely saw roses everywhere, being carried to girlfriends, wives, husbands, boothangs and loved ones across your city. But, the power of a rose can last a lot longer than a February 14th bouquet, and we’re not talking about hanging a few flowers upside down on your wall to dry. Instead, we
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There’s a fine line between feeling satisfied after a meal and feeling stuffed. A lot of us fly past that line all the time and don’t see it until it’s far, far too late — slumped over, holding your stomach, undoing the top button of your jeans. The physical discomfort will thankfully pass, but overeating
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There are so many reasons to get more steps: walking can improve your mood, keep you healthy, and even help you lose weight. Experts recommend getting 10,000 steps each day, which can seem daunting. But you’ll find that it’s really gratifying once you start to see that step count tick upward on your smart watch
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Getty ImagesCBS Photo Archive Lady Gaga just got two brand new tattoos, one of which pays homage to the success that she’s had with her Oscar-nominated performance in A Star Is Born. The singer showed off her new ink on both Twitter and Instagram. Her first tattoo was a large drawing of a rose, along
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Promotes Weight Loss How: The fiber found in avocados—which is more than in many traditional fruits—allows you to feel full longer and improves digestive health. According to Adita Yrizarry-Lang, a holistic lifestyle coach, health professional and author in Miami, “When it comes to weight loss, fiber is a big plus: It helps to clean us
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Getty ImagesPascal Le Segretain Filmmaker, screenwriter, and activist, Ava DuVernay has always been on the frontlines of the fight against oppression, using films like 13th to address the racial injustices plaguing the black community, and her Twitter platform to support Colin Kaepernick’s NFL protest and denounce “white privilege.” Now, DuVernay is bringing her fight to
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Instagram@adrianalima via Ysa Perez In a world where many models claim their beauty secret involves “just drinking a lot of water,” and that they love “eating a burger once in a while,” it’s refreshing when someone like Adriana Lima heads to Instagram to get candid about all the measures she takes, sharing sweaty selfies after
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Getty ImagesKevin Mazur/Fox Riverdale on- and off-screen sweethearts Lili Reinhart and Cole Sprouse are celebrating their first Valentine’s Day as an Instagram official couple this year. Sprouse was the first to post a tribute, and the caption is…concise…but surprisingly intimate. “Quite actually the only thing keeping me sane is @lilireinhart,” he wrote, sharing a shot
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While walking up the stairs the other night, my husband following me, he reached up and touched my butt, which kind of took me by surprise. When you’re married for over 10 years with two young kids, I hate to admit it, but those little subtle moments of affection are few and far between. “Damn,
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Feb 14, 2019 Sometimes a romance doesn’t work out, and it’s terrible. But sometimes a relationship doesn’t work out…and it’s completely fine! Great, even. It might seem rare, but there are definitely former partnerships that result in mutual respect or friendship rather than deep enmity or recriminations. We found nine single people so incredible that
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Seven women, including Mandy Moore, Phoebe Bridgers, and Courtney Jaye, and more than a dozen associates have spoken to the New York Times about how musician and songwriter Ryan Adams and his “pattern of manipulative behavior in which he dangled career opportunities while simultaneously pursuing female artists for sex.” Moore alleged that Adams used his
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