About michaelyn

Michaelyn is a student at the University of Kansas. She has a BS in Behavioral Neuroscience and plans to pursue medical school. She's also married to some guy named JT.

Scientific Skepticism: Alzheimer’s has been cured!

Hello, WWJTD readers! Michaelyn here! Today I’d like to introduce a new series on WWJTD where I’ll be pulling headlines from the media and sharing with you why those headlines suck. My goal is to get you thinking about scientific reporting, and how to apply the proper amount of skepticism before sharing these articles on [Read More...]

My Husband is a Recovering Depressive Anorexic and here’s What I’ve Learned (Part 2)

CONTENT NOTE: THIS POST DISCUSSES SUICIDE AND SELF-HARM. THESE TOPICS MAY BE TRIGGERING FOR SOME INDIVIDUALS. Hello WWJTD readers! Michaelyn – JT’s wife – here! For those just tuning in, this post is a part of a series. See Part 1 here. My intention is to reach out to those who may be close to [Read More...]

My Husband is a Recovering Depressive Anorexic and here’s What I’ve Learned (Part 1)

Hello WWJTD readers! Michaelyn – JT’s wife – here! JT writes a lot about his experience with depression and his eating disorder. I want to do something similar and write from the perspective of being close to someone struggling with mental illness. If you don’t have a mental illness, it’s likely that you know others [Read More...]

Michaelyn’s ReasonFest Fundraiser

Hello, all! Michaelyn here! I’m here to tell you all about ReasonFest 3 hosted by the Society of Open-Minded Atheists and Agnostics (SOMA) at KU. ReasonFest is one of the biggest student-run conferences in the states (probably in the world, but I didn’t want to sound too cocky…), and this year is going to be [Read More...]


Checking out here folks. Sorry to cut it short. You keep track and have fun. Be safe! <3 9:17pm: For Mitt: Israel x2 Benghazi For Obama: Clinton 9:03pm: For Mitt: He wants children of illegal immigrants to join the military to become citizens?! Everyone finish your drink to keep your sanity! (just kidding.. kind of) [Read More...]

Tuesday Talking Time: Long distance relationships

Michaelyn here! I don’t actually remember what JT calls this segment, so I made my own title. You know the drill, right? Every Tuesday we share stories and thoughts in the comments. Whee! [Edit: JT's been calling this Tuesday Conversations.] Today the topic is long distance relationships. Have you tried it? Did it work out? [Read More...]

You can help give kids the world

This post is going back up today because 1. You can get free pancakes and 2. You can make the world a better place for special kids. You can help give kids the world! …and get free pancakes. Hello, everyone! I’m Michaelyn. I’m a student at the University of Kansas studying behavioral neuroscience, the president [Read More...]

Sometimes I think I'm so witty

Hey, err’one. Michaelyn here. With class starting on Monday, KU campus is full of frosh who just moved into the dorms. Hawk Week started last night which means all the student groups got to set up tables and advertise for their organization. I love tabling. Last night I set up shop for the Society of [Read More...]


…AND EVERYONE NEEDS TO KNOW! It’s time! It’s officially past midnight in Eastern time, so that makes it JT’s birthday!! JT doesn’t like to celebrate his birthday, so I’m using my WWJTD blogging powers to tell you all. You should leave him messages and courage wolf memes in the comments! Yayy! I’m so into spreading [Read More...]

Confrins Tyme!

Hullo! Michaelyn here! It’s been so long, I know. I missed you. So I’ve been spending the week in Columbus with JT, and the SSA conference is happening today! I’ve been tagging along with JT as he goes to work and have been volunteering a bit at the SSA office to help out with conference [Read More...]