Tag: Science

  • Losing Weight, When You’re Lazy (January 13)

    “Play to your strengths” is the advice given to Harry Potter during the Triwizard Tournament, and it’s invaluable insight is applicable not just to facing dragons in a magical school. When I set out to improve my health last summer, I knew it would take more than some kind of amazing burst of willpower. I […]

  • Remembering my first publication (January 9)

    Facebook’s “On This Day” mostly serves to cause people to reminisce about the past and re-share posts from years past. For the most part, I do the same thing. Sometimes, though, it really provides some gems. In this case, I was reminded that my first major academic publication (that I was first author on) was published…

  • Weight Loss (How I Am Breaking The Pattern)

    One of my favourite things to do is open up and talk about things that are going on in my life. If you want to hear about me in more detail, I convinced my co-hosts on Ottawhat? to let me talk about myself for an hour this week (listen here). But that’s not what today…