My Kempo Journey. . .So Far

In late November 2016, I stepped foot in a dojo for the first time in my life. I was scared and excited. I didn't know what to expect. I assumed it wouldn't be full of people doing crazy kung-fu movie choreography, but other than that? I had no idea what I was getting myself into. … Continue reading My Kempo Journey. . .So Far

This is What My Summers Looked Like

Yesterday, My husband and I did one of our "Saturday Morning Adventures." We got the dog in the car, then drove out to a pretty spot and walked/hiked for an hour or so. Summers (and good weather generally) are short-lived enough in Vermont that any time the weather is fair, you make the most of … Continue reading This is What My Summers Looked Like

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

Brought To You By the Letter “Nope” and the Number “Not Gonna Happen.”

I've been going strong for the last couple weeks now: on point with the cardio, feeling strong and eating well. I've even noticed a difference in the shape of my body when I look in the mirror. So imagine my surprise when today was all "I laugh at your happy and stomp all over it. … Continue reading Brought To You By the Letter “Nope” and the Number “Not Gonna Happen.”