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Taking Up Space with a Better Bio

Taking Up Space with a Better Bio

There’s a weird paradox in the autobiography world — we love to read stories about other people, but hate to write our own. Case in point: The Memoir Boom. A 1996 editorial in the Women’s Review of Books coined the term that describes a particularly American obsession...
Weight Watchers and the Last Christmas Kolacky

Weight Watchers and the Last Christmas Kolacky

In 2008, I joined Weight Watchers for the last time. Really this time, the last time. Whenever I re-joined Weight Watchers, I vowed that it would be the last time. In high school. In college. In graduate school. And now, 2008, was really, really the last time. Except...
My Brother, My Running and Me

My Brother, My Running and Me

When people ask me why I’m training for the Dopey Challenge, an appropriately-named athle-tainment event consisting of a 5K, 10K, half marathon and full marathon on four consecutive days that takes place as part of the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend in early...

An Open Letter to Cigna

Dear Cigna, My name is Kate Browne, and I am a Cigna policyholder through the third party payer Benefit Administrative Systems. I am also a runner, and I am training for the 2018 25th Anniversary #runDisney Dopey Challenge, which will be my biggest running milestone...
Love and Other Monsters: Raising the Bar on Self-Worth

Love and Other Monsters: Raising the Bar on Self-Worth

Think love doesn’t matter when it comes to your body image? Imagine if the next wedding you went to sounded like this: Friends, family, co-workers, obligatory guests, and casual acquaintances— We are gathered here today to witness the contractual commitment of...