From a level 10 gymnast and part-time coach.

#10. Condition, condition, condition!

Ah yes, the dreadful words that nobody likes to hear, but is necessary for the gymnastics survival kit. This sport takes incredible strength. We are teaching ourselves to defy gravity and the laws of physics. This is not…

Everything feminists have fought for is being debunked. Where are they now?

President Biden recently signed a new bill that allows transgender women to compete and participate on women’s athletic teams. To be clear, I evaluate presidential decisions based on their fairness and action, not on who is making them.

There are already instances of women settling for 3rd and 4th place…

True stories on body dysmorphia, how common it has become, and the part the media plays.

Teenagers grow, their bodies change, we mature, girls gain fat, guys grow hair. It’s normal. Or at least it’s supposed to be.

When I was little, I was in the gym all the time and barely had time for anything else. My mom became worried and said I looked anorexic…

Here’s how I did it.

The question of why I chose to publish is complicated. I do love poetry though, showing people that I can do anything I aspire to, and proving them wrong. Which for me, are three good enough reasons to publish my own poetry collection.

I’ve been writing poetry for the past…

Areyanna McCarthy

student athlete, poet, author of you look good in blue, a realistic optimist

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