When I was younger & more naive, I showed up to the gym to run endlessly on a treadmill to work off calories from eating food I “shouldn’t have been eating”, hoping it would help me achieve the size I wanted. I looked for low calorie & fat free labels, but I wasn't feeding myself proper nutrition so I was sick all the time. While I recognized working out did in fact make me feel better overall, it was not what motivated me to be there. Older & wiser me, shows up for myself not ... Read More about Younger Kate vs Older Kate
So many people have reached out to me since I wrote my article, CHANGING MY FOOD, CHANGED MY LIFE. Usually people want to know exactly what I did, because it's such an overwhelming experience. 1. How did you get started? I always get asked how I got started. I didn't immediately leave the doctor's office & go gluten, dairy & soy free. To be honest, I was on the verge of tears at the very notion of turning my food life upside down. So I started with HOW. How am I going to do this? ... Read More about How Did You Change Your Diet?
Two years ago this month, I started a new nutrition journey based on a recommendation by my family physician. I had gone to see him early in January of 2017 because I could not stop getting bronchitis. I’m talking a decade & more of going on antibiotics & steroids 3-6 times a year for upper respiratory infections, strep throat, bronchitis, sinus infections, and more. Family & friends were always telling me I had a cough. And while I was aware of the cough it was so much a part of my ... Read More about Changing My Food, Changed My Life
My kids & I love to hike. Or maybe, I love to hike & I drag my kids with me?? Ha! Either way, I've read a ton of research on the benefits of having kids out in nature & I'm going to make sure mine are out there. We are raising kids in a culture where they are inside more than they are out, they're sitting still more & I really believe that my kids deserve better. But, how do you get them out there??? Hiking was one of the things I always did as a kid with my parents, but I ... Read More about How To Go Day Hiking with Kids