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

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

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

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…