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Back in Elementary School

Yesterday I had my required appointment with the Dietitian. Let me tell you, in the hospital when the doctor told me I needed to see a dietitian because eating at McDonald’s is not healthy and eating ham or bacon is not low-fat, my head nearly exploded. And when […]

On Being Vegan in the Hospital

I was admitted to the hospital early on a Friday morning. I hadn’t eaten anything much of substance since breakfast the previous Sunday morning when everything started to go wrong. Anything I had consumed Thursday evening got thrown up in the wee hours. Friday morning I was allowed […]

A Year of Firsts

With only about a month left before we ring in another New Year, I can’t help but reflect upon the recurring theme of this year — 2017 has certainly been a year filled with firsts … My first time adopting a whole food plant based diet. My first […]

Top 5 Books for Christmas 2017

You know how Amazon suggests things you might be interested in purchasing based on your past shopping habits? Today, I took a few minutes to check out some books they thought I’d like, and from there I discovered some other books that I think I might like, and […]

Kellie Underhill is NBwords

For many years KellieUnderhill.com has been a blog filled with whatever thoughts and ideas I had at any given moment. Sometimes it was well tended with multiple new posts every week and other times weeks and months passed without a single new word being published. Recently you may […]

Me Too

Over the weekend my Facebook and Twitter feeds filled with women’s posts using the hashtag #MeToo or simply posting the two words “Me Too”. Some of my friends went on to write about assaults and rapes they’ve survived, others chose to let the words stand without explanation. A […]

Another Challenge

Yesterday I started another Fitbit Workweek Challenge with my sister and for the first time in ages I reached my 10,000 step daily goal. Woo hoo! I am determined to give her a good run for the trophy this week, which will be the first time in a […]

My Summer Vacation 2017

It seems unreal to me that today is Labour Day and tomorrow is the first day of school for most of my nieces and nephew. My eldest niece moved to her university dorm last week and has been enjoying lots of fun activities during orientation. What happened to […]

Build a Bowl: His & Hers Dinner

I continue to see people in my Facebook groups struggling with what to eat as they transition to a plant based or vegan lifestyle. People who admittedly have never been into cooking are now looking for easy recipes so they can do this. And I’m still baffled by […]