Kate Richlin-Zack

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My 9 Favorite Holiday Indulgences

Every other week I rattle on and on about ways to incorporate healthy choices into your lifestyle. Whether it’s tips for staying motivated, reasons you should avoid alcohol, or how to recover from a weekend warrior session, I try to keep you on track to reaching your fitness goals.

But let’s face it,…

By: Kate Richlin-Zack / December 21, 2012

The Lazy Girl’s PMS Survival Guide

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a combination of physical and emotional symptoms including bloating, cramps, headache, and mood swings that occurs consistently during the ten days prior to the start of menstrual flow and vanishes either shortly before or shortly thereafter.  In other words, it’s what I like to call Hell Week, and that’s a drastic…

By: Kate Richlin-Zack / November 29, 2012

Girl Talk: On Those Annoying Relationship Facebook Posts

Facebook really pissed me off last night.

This reaction is actually highly unusual for me since I spend an exorbitant amount of time on the site. I love keeping up with old friends, watching everyone’s funny YouTube videos, and I even get a kick out of the effervescent political rants that are becoming…

By: Kate Richlin-Zack / September 14, 2012

Girl Talk: Why Snooping Makes You Crazy

Gosh it’s just so tempting. He forgets to log out of his email on your computer. He falls asleep in one room and his phone is in the next. He leaves town on business for a few days and you just have to rifle around in his closet. You’re just dying to starting digging through…

By: Kate Richlin-Zack / August 29, 2012

Girl Talk: If You’re Going To Dump Me, Do It Over The Phone

We’d like to believe that the best way to break up with a person is to sit down with them face-to-face and have an honest, open discussion about why you feel the relationship should no longer continue. After a calm, mature discussion, you will both come to the amicable conclusion that the relationship isn’t working…

By: Kate Richlin-Zack / August 13, 2012

Girl Talk: Fine, Here’s The Real Reason I Dumped You

Inspired by #ICantDateYou trending on Twitter last week, I thought it would be fun to reveal the truth behind why I dumped some of my exes.

I’ve been dumped quite a bit in my life, but I’ve also been the dumper. Neither scenario is fun, but I think I’d rather be the one getting dumped…

By: Kate Richlin-Zack / July 9, 2012

Girl Talk: Why I Hate My Husband’s Exes, With Zero Exceptions

I’m just going to come clean: I hate every woman my husband has ever dated.

I won’t apologize for it or try to get over it. I’ve resigned myself to the fact that I will always hate them to some degree, depending on the depth of their relationship. If she was a random…

By: Kate Richlin-Zack / June 26, 2012

The Soapbox: Why We Can’t Resist An A-Hole

If I hadn’t witnessed it with my own eyes, I never would have believed it. My friends and I stumbled into a crowded bar for some after-dinner drinks one night and, within 30 minutes, my friend Aaron had the waitress’s phone number. Not that surprising since Aaron is a tall, good-looking guy who always seem…

By: Kate Richlin-Zack / May 24, 2012

Girl Talk: Why Living Together Before Marriage Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be

You meet a great guy. You start dating. At first you’re seeing each other once or twice a week and after a month it’s up to three or four. You start having sleepovers and pretty soon there’s “the toothbrush discussion.” Then one day you wake up and can’t remember the last time you actually slept…

By: Kate Richlin-Zack / May 4, 2012

Girl Talk: He’s Not The Problem — It’s Your Unreasonable Expectations

You think he’s an idiot. He thinks you’re a nut case. You insist he doesn’t understand you. He insists you’re a nut case. You get angry and maybe even cry. He shrugs his shoulders, assumes it’s a personal problem that has nothing to do with him, and chalks all it up to you being a…

By: Kate Richlin-Zack / April 16, 2012

Girl Talk: On Being The Other Woman

Even though I’m not necessarily proud of it, I will admit I’ve been the other woman … more than once.

Come to think of it, I’ve been tempting guys since middle school. I’ll never forget the time the Seventh Grade Love of My Life walked the mile with me in gym class. Neither of u…

By: Kate Richlin-Zack / March 29, 2012