The Worst Diet Advice I’ve Ever Gotten

I started out as a skinny kid. Scrawny skinny. How I looked or how it felt to look a certain way never crossed my mind…until I hit puberty, and boy, was it a painful transition. Because of my skin-and-bones frame, the one piece of advice I got the most was: “Eat more! You can afford […]

The Year I Stopped Working Out … And Lost Weight

The title of this post should’ve been ‘The Year I Stopped Working Out…and Didn’t Get Fat. Oh well. Anyway, here goes: During my last year at the University of Melbourne as a microbiology student, I was tasked with carrying out an independent research project and writing a mind-blowing thesis after 12 months. I was prepared […]