So I mentioned that I had back surgery and I had to advocate for myself. This motivated me to start dealing with the health issues I had been ignoring for years. The first one was my tonsils. They were large and in charge. Basically, I had swollen tonsils all day every day. I made an … Continue reading It hurts so boob
PhysioTractionMore Physio Last week I talked about my car accident that left me with disabling back pain, the struggle to get a specialist appointment... all while completing my masters & working fulltime. So the doctors ordered surgery. Finally, I was getting somewhere! The next hurdle. I was put on the list for surgery, but was … Continue reading You’ve gotta fight, for your right, to heeeaaaalllttthhhh care! (cont’d)
Since we have been focusing on health I think we also need to talk about advocating for our health. If you are a woman*, you know that this means you have to advocate for your health. Going to the doctor can be stressful because we are often not listened to and treated as though we … Continue reading You’ve gotta fight, for your right, to heeeaaaalllttthhhh care!
While most others are focussing on New Year's Resolutions posts... here at N&K, we like to do things a little differently. First thing is first: let's look at the importance of routine. We feel that routine rules the roost. Once we get back on the horse, many things fall into place- eating better, drinking less … Continue reading Welcome to 2019, you gorgeous N&Kers!
N&K's 7 Days of Christmas continues! K&I pledged on Giving Tuesday that we'd get the word out about giving back. And if N&K are winners un the contest, our fave charities (Canadian Women Foundation and CARE, Nellies) will get to split $2500! K&I love to be warm and cosy. And, here in the PNW, … Continue reading N&K’s Christmas Day 3: Blankets & Sleeping Bags
Nals tried 30 Minute High Intensity Interval Training (HIT) on Sunday. It's a power packed kickboxing and boxing routine for ladies only4. The circuit is designed to hone self-defense skills, improve core and increase strength. Activity … Continue reading Packs a punch!
October is Women’s Health month here on N&K. Today, nals will be discussing self esteem. When I was heavier, I felt bombarded with images of thin, smooth-skinned, tall ladies as ‘beautiful’. If it was North American media, then tanned vixens. And if Bollywood media, then fair-skinned maidens. No one looked like me: pear-shaped, bespectacled, with … Continue reading Wake Up Before You Go Go
So if you follow us on IG you probably saw that we have been saying we are going to focus on Women’s Health for the month of October. Part of this will be me documenting my journey on Kicking the Beep out of Cancer with 30 Min Hit. Please follow this link to my page:https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/FundraisingPage.aspx?registrationID=4292199&langPref=en-CA … Continue reading Kickin’ Cancer
Kells & I checked out the Womens Expo in Cloverdale this weekend. The $8 admission gets you into 170 exhibits, workshops & presentations. (FOLKs Were eligible to enter the door prize after geTting 8 vendor stamps.) Some vendors were assertive but no one was pushy. Everyone was super friendly. There were the usual suspects: clothing, … Continue reading Explicit Expose on Vancity Womens Expo 2018
N&K's Roundup of Runs in Vancouver, BC Believe it or not, at 12 years old, I signed up for Track & Field. And I chickened out... then at 40, did I really start running. Kells was a track-lete in her teens and took a break when during schooling and subsequent back issues. And she re-started … Continue reading Catch Me If You Can