First Blog-a-versary and October Round-Up

October 2018 was the mark of our First Blog-a-versary! And to celebrate, we dedicated the last few weeks to Womens Health. We went to VanCity's Womens Expo, tried burlesque classes, talked self esteem, tried Sugaring,  did fun photoshoots, did a giveaway, fundraised (see below: And A Word From Kells) and teamed up with Cadeaux Bakery … Continue reading First Blog-a-versary and October Round-Up

Packs a punch!

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!

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

Hitting below the belt: vulva shaming

In the past year, we've learned about vulva shaming... as well as labiaplasty. These were both such foreign concepts that both K & I had to post a byte or two. We’ve heard about fat shaming before – and most of us know about this first hand malheuresment– but never vulva shaming. A good jumping … Continue reading Hitting below the belt: vulva shaming

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

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: Helpful Tips 1-4

S o . . . what are the secrets to healthy weight management? In case you are late to the game, 90 Pounds and Counting is where my life was about 15 years ago.  I was tired, unmotivated and coasting through life. The follow-up post is available in Part Deux.  Here I discuss my loss … Continue reading 90 pounds: Helpful Tips 1-4