Loneliness & Friendships

Loneliness & Friendships

The ineffable moments of pure love, joy, pride, and awe that come with motherhood come with dark moments. Moments that people don't like to talk or hear about, and until you're in it, you don't really understand what it means to be in those shadows. I'm talking about isolation and loneliness.   The isolation sets in [...]

Oh Hi There, 2019!

Oh Hi There, 2019!

How is it already 2019? When I started this blog, my original intention was to document my pregnancy, touch on health and fitness stuff throughout, and then I didn't really place too many expectations as I figured I'd get busy with baby and I'd lose steam and interest in writing. And that definitely happened. My [...]

I Don’t Want To Be An Entrepreneur

Holy shit, it's been so long since I posted that I nearly forgot I even have a blog. Whoops! As the kids say, "Sorry, not sorry!" So as in typical Kat-fashion, I've paved YET another new life path for myself. Some of you may know me as "Kat the Personal Trainer", "Kat the Blogger", "Kat [...]

One Year of Motherhood

One Year of Motherhood

It's been a year. One year ago today I was laying in the same bathtub listening to the same playlist, crying. Today I'm crying because the emotions of the realization that my baby has completed his first year earthside have finally hit me. Then I was crying from exhaustion, from the realization that contractions are [...]

Me Time

Me Time

Becoming a mother has taught me a lot. I've written about this in extensive detail in previous posts. Now, as my child gets older and his nap and sleep schedule is more predictable, I've been given the precious gift of free time. Every day, twice a day, I get a cumulative total of about two [...]

Asking For Help

Asking For Help

I have been raised to be a very independent person. This independence has helped me flourish in life - I paid my way through university, started up my own business, traveled, and to this day, am creating the life that I want for myself and my family. All great things. But being such a highly [...]

Baby’s First Painting

Baby’s First Painting

It rains a LOT in the lower mainland. So I decided it's time to step up my mama game and start introducing Sawyer to the wonderful world of arts & crafts! With a little inspiration from Pinterest, together, we worked on an abstract painting! I say together because I did all the hard work (prepping, [...]