It has been a long time coming but today I had to officially take a break from Kyokushin Karate. I have a leg injury which can only be described as feeling like a hot knife being stabbed in the center of my thigh. I have actually been dealing with this for nearly 5 years but it has finally become too much and has forced me into this break from Karate. I am so disappointed about this and it truly feels like something inside me died today. I really hope I can get this injury taken care of so that I can rejoin my Kyokushin family soon.