It’s Okay to Take a Moment

It's hard to believe that just last week was New Year's. It already seems a lifetime ago. We had some foul weather Wednesday and Thursday, which meant a lot of things got cancelled, including my Kempo classes. I've got to admit, I sighed a huge breath of relief. Because I really wasn't feeling it. In … Continue reading It’s Okay to Take a Moment

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State of Kate Weekly Series: Black Friday Edition

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

State of Kate: Coming out of the Deep End

As I intimated in last week's State of Kate, I was was struggling. This week was more of the same. However, instead of floundering and trying (unsuccessfully) to pull myself up by my bootstraps, I said screw it. I let myself have a bad week. And bad is, of course, relative. Nothing terrible happened. No … Continue reading State of Kate: Coming out of the Deep End

Finding the Time

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

State of Kate Weekly Update

How is it the end of September already? I just don't understand. I blinked and missed August, and now I feel like I only got halfway through the blink and I still missed September. The Physical Form I'm Inhabiting Starting weight: 154.7 Last week's weight: 150.8 Current weight: 150.6 WIN. Statistically speaking, that's not enough significant … Continue reading State of Kate Weekly Update

Sometimes the Thing You Can’t Do is Actually the Thing You Can’t Do

I was recently offered a great opportunity to expand my private practice. I was offered the chance to perform chair massage at a local company with a large (for Vermont) workforce. I was deeply honored that they contacted me, and moreover I was impressed and grateful that they valued their employees so much as to … Continue reading Sometimes the Thing You Can’t Do is Actually the Thing You Can’t Do

State of Kate Weekly Update

Happy Friday! Oy, has it been a week. Thankfully, nothing particularly bad happened; I just struggled to maintain any kind of momentum. Honestly, I don't think there was any momentum. But here I am on the other side of that. I've given myself the luxury of a 3-day weekend (my work week starts on Sunday, so … Continue reading State of Kate Weekly Update