Welcome to December! It's the official countdown to the end of the year. The holiday craziness is in full swing, and we're inundated with saccharine Hallmark movies where all the women seem to be named either Holly or Noelle and their lives are incomplete until they meet a man under the mistletoe. But I'm not … Continue reading State of Kate Weekly Series
Okay, not all people. Obviously. But there are people in this world who will see what you're trying to accomplish, and for various reasons decide that they're better off if you don't succeed. Working with words has always been a not-so-secret dream of mine. I am a reader by nature and the idea of getting … Continue reading People Don’t Want You To Succeed
For better or worse, it's official: The Holiday Season has begun. Insert horror theme-music here. This is pretty much the worst time of year to try and stay on any kind of fitness/health routine, because its all about self-indulgence, sugar, and fake enthusiasm. However, here we are, so let's make the best of it! The … Continue reading State of Kate Weekly Series: Black Friday Edition
I feel like it's been almost a month now since I last posted a traditional "State of Kate" update. Perhaps it is time to get back on that bandwagon. Let's go, shall we? The Physical Activity: Soft WIN. I'm slowly working my way back to the activity levels I had before my tumble into the … Continue reading State of Kate Weekly Update
For the first time since I started this blog a couple months ago, I sincerely thought about skipping my weekly update. I've been struggling for the last couple weeks, and this week really seemed to exemplify everything "wrong" in my life. I woke up feeling like "screw this. Nobody cares and this will just be … Continue reading State of Kate. . .Gets Real for a Moment.
I feel like I am constantly in a game of catch-up with my own life. There are not enough hours in a day. How am I supposed to do everything that needs doing and still find time for myself? The answer is, I don't. In order to make time for me, something else has to … Continue reading Finding the Time
Body Positivity. What is it? According to Wikipedia, whom as we all know is a bastion for knowledge and accuracy, it is "acceptance and appreciation of all body types. It is a social movement rooted in the belief that all human beings should have a positive body image, and be accepting of their own bodies as … Continue reading Is it “Body Positive” to Want to Lose Weight?