Wake Up Before You Go Go

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

Muscle Development Quarterly

from glamour gals to funny gals In March, our lil friend and personal trainer Koach got both N & K into a muscle development regime.  This is a good way to transform your workout from mundane back to great. In honour of Koach's birthday today, we are writing this post to update y'all on our … Continue reading Muscle Development Quarterly

Let’s get the lowdown on #BoPo

BoPo (aka: body positivity) has been quite the buzzterm lately. As has the term working out. Are they mutually exclusive? Can the 2 terms complement each other and keep their separate identities? Defining Body Positivity Doing a quick search, you can find various descriptions: As per health marketing (for weight loss & gyms) BoPo is: … Continue reading Let’s get the lowdown on #BoPo

Ab Fab Brunch at Fairways

After finishing a photoshoot with a twilight feel, graffiti and frozen water features¹ near-ish to Rocky Point², we went for a leisurely breakfast at Fairways Grill and Patio (located at the Westwood Plateau Coquitlam Golf Course). We were the first ones there on a Sunday morning. The staff let us sneak in for a cup … Continue reading Ab Fab Brunch at Fairways

90 Pounds: Helpful Tips 9-10

Whoop whoop! We are down to the last 2 Tips. Here's how the series started, 90 pounds ago.  Read why I changed.  I tell you how I made my changes, using the ME method: Tips 1-4 (includes S.M.A.R.T.ening up your goals) & Tips 5-8. Kells's life situation was a bit  different. She is a lifelong athlete. … Continue reading 90 Pounds: Helpful Tips 9-10

90 pounds and counting… Part Deux

A while back I talked about starting on my journey of self-discovery^.   Click here to read that post.   So, let's cut to 15 years later. . . Yes, it's a sad state of affairs but c'est vrai. There's less of me to hug... (not that I'm much of a hugger anyways)  . . . … Continue reading 90 pounds and counting… Part Deux

All that Glitzes is Glitter

One cool December evening, we were watching Forensic Files, as I am a criminologist-by-night^. And we found out there’s a Glitter Guy! This dude has been collecting glitter for over a decade purportedly for forensic purposes (but we know he secretly loves to roll around in all that glitter!) Clearly, this shibbles-n-bits isn’t just for … Continue reading All that Glitzes is Glitter

90 pounds and counting…

Hold on to your skivvies N&Kers cuz things are about to get real. Miss Nals has a few things to say... so find a comfy chair and grab a big ass cup of coffee. From the age of 6, I was referred to as “fat”. I would defo agree with this adjective. But news non-flash! Being … Continue reading 90 pounds and counting…