By Sarah Pellegrino
  • Sleep On It

    March 25, 2013 at 9:59 am

    Some mornings I wake up, check Twitter, and see the following: “The struggle is live today” or “I’m captain of the struggle bus this morning.” Did you ever think about what is the cause of the struggle? I’ll tell you: insufficient sleep. College students are probably the worst offenders when it comes to not getting […]

  • NEDA Week: Look How Strong You Are!

    March 1, 2013 at 10:26 am

    In honor of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (NEDAW), I felt it very appropriate to dedicate this week’s column to the steps that have been made on UNC’s campus to address eating disorders and negative body images. As a group fitness instructor, I can attest to the fact that Campus Recreation at UNC takes this […]

  • Keeping It Classy At The Finish Line – My First Half Marathon

    February 15, 2013 at 6:27 am

    I ran my first half marathon Saturday, November 3rd. If someone told me a year ago I would run 13.1 miles, I would have laughed in their face. Running a half marathon was always a dream in the back of my mind that I never thought I could accomplish. I have scoliosis, which means bad […]

  • It’s Never Too Cold To Feel The Burn

    February 1, 2013 at 8:33 am

    Twenty-degree weather is something we’ve become too familiar with these past few weeks. It makes getting up in the morning to run or go to the gym so painful. Honestly, who wants to run early in the morning when it’s that cold? But just because the weather isn’t in your favor doesn’t mean you have […]