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Kat R.

New York, New York
I'm a 500 hour registered yoga teacher, NASM personal trainer, blogger, world-traveler, foodie, and all around lover of life!   Born and raised in NYC, I now spend my time travelling the world, cooking beautiful meals, discovering new places, and all the while staying in great shape with... Full Bio
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3 Things I’m Learning from Gardening; or, How Not to Decimate Plants by Kat R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living   So, I’ve never really been into growing things before.  Read into this: I’ve killed pretty much every plant I’ve ever touched. I had a cactus in my bathroom for years ... Read on »
All Fired Up…About Homesteading? by Kat R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s been a while since I read a book that so inflamed my heart, soul and mind.  A book that has truly altered my perspective, and perhaps the direction of my life.  A boo ... Read on »
The 5 Best Things From 2012…plus a Special Announcement! by Kat R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s been an amazing year. Between traveling 95,687 miles to 35 destinations, moving to Australia, getting a dog, and one final joy (to be announced at the bottom of the p ... Read on »
New York Memories by Kat R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Wow, it’s been a while! I had an incredible time in New York, and apparently, no time for blogging. I really miss my writing as a daily practice. I love looking over ol ... Read on »
Homeland in my Home Land by Kat R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I am so happy to be back in NYC, I can’t even tell you!! It was honestly the best flight I’ve ever had – I watched four great movies and wrote 7,000 words, plus had ... Read on »
Some Challenges by Kat R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Well, some you win, and some you don’t.  My blogging challenge took a bit of a back seat while I was studying for my final exams and simultaneously writing my novel (21 ... Read on »
An American (Thanksgiving) in Oz by Kat R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yesterday, we had the most wonderful time with some new friends and celebrating Thanksgiving in Australia!  (Totally worth taking the day off from my 30 day blogging chall ... Read on »
Writing’s Hard by Kat R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Whew!  5078 Words. I feel exhausted now – I had no idea how challenging it was to write, day in, day out. I’m so grateful for this challenge as it’s forcing me to do so ... Read on »
Things I Love Friday–Australia Edition by Kat R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The Sydney Opera House: The Weird Sports that allow citizens to rush the field: The Wildlife: The Nature: The Visitors! The food. ... Read on »
Day 1 by Kat R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Day one of writing. Lesson one:  1667 words is a LOT of words. Count for the day: 1416. New words learned/re-learned: Cerulean (blue.) Me’kho’ar – Hebrew, ugly. ... Read on »
When in doubt, Write. by Kat R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living All right. I admit it.  My willingness to study ANSI-SPARC database structure and C# programming paradigms has gone out the window. I’m trying to concentrate and will myse ... Read on »
The Great Barrier Reef by Kat R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It is that amazing.  It really is. When my beautiful mom and Aunt Marcia were here, we went to Port Douglas and the Great Barrier Reef. We spent an incredible day on th ... Read on »
Hurricane by Kat R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Just a quick note to my friends and family, as well as all East Coasters. Please be careful.  It is so much better to be safe than sorry.  Take the time to be, relax, c ... Read on »
Dream Garden by Kat R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Ant and I talk a lot about our dreams of the future.  We both want to have adventures (even more adventures, I should say) and travel the world, get to know amazing people ... Read on »
Pumpkin Party by Kat R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Back in New York, the weather is getting nice and cool, people are wearing boots, and God help me if I see another blog post for a pumpkin related recipe. Squash soup, pum ... Read on »
Food Transitions by Kat R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So, after what seems like 6 years on the Candida diet, I only have about two and a half weeks left before I can start introducing new foods. Hallelujah! Obviously ... Read on »
30 Day Blogging Challenge by Kat R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Everyone seems to be doing a different type of challenge.  Leanne is doing her 30 day yoga challenge, and Tina is doing her plank challenge. Well, with my wretched foot (m ... Read on »
5 First Aid Tips That Could Save Someone’s Life by Kat R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Saturday, I got certified in first aid.  Yay! Ok, totally random photo, but gets my feelings.  Anyway, the course began with CPR, which for me was for the third so le ... Read on »
Ekka by Kat R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Well, better late then never – I have to share the photos from when my mom, aunt, Ant and I went to Ekka in mid-September. Ekka, short for Exhibition, is the big coun ... Read on »
Candida Diet 2.0 by Kat R. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So, I had a LOT of fun on my vacation with my family. I owe you posts about the trips, which will come this coming week when I’m on holiday, but suffice it to say that ... Read on »