The first method of birth control I ever used was the pill. I chose it mostly because I was afraid to get an IUD. I’d heard stories from friends about how painful the insertion process was and I got squeamish even considering it.
I joined Poshmark back in July of 2014 on the recommendation of my mom. She had told me several times about this "app that you can sell clothes on" but initially, I brushed it off thinking: would people really buy my clothes on an app?
Imagine if you could fit four years of your trash into a 16 oz. mason jar. Lauren Singer can. The 25-year-old founder and CEO of The Simply Co. and Package Free Shop is living a zero waste lifestyle in New York City. "I do not produce any garbage," she states on her blog Trash Is For Tossers. "No sending anything to landfills, no throwing anything in a trash can, nothing."
It was a black night in late August. Windshield wipers swept mechanically back and forth, back and forth, sloshing sheets of rain across my line of sight as I accelerated onto the freeway. I made occasional glances in my rearview, checking for...