Category Archives: In The Beginning

Anxious and Eager

I started this blog for me.  I wanted a way to look back at this grand adventure.  Here I sit…only 3 nights away from starting my yoga teacher training and I am anxious when I sit quietly and examine how … Continue reading

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Au Revoir 2012

Tomorrow marks the beginning of a new calendar year, but everyday brings a new day.  I never make New Year’s Resolutions.  They seem silly to me.  Everyday is a chance to start anew.  So if you eat that piece of … Continue reading

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Self-Study

Svadhyaya:  Self-Study Today’s chapter in The Yamas & Niyamas was about self-study.  The author said we are all an awesome gift wrapped inside many boxes, like a Christmas joke (my mother-in-law likes to double wrap things).  Deep down inside we have … Continue reading

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Tapas

Eek… 14 days to go and I am getting back into my yoga asanas.  I can’t believe how quickly time is flying.  I think it has been a week since the last time I did any postures.  I have been … Continue reading

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Ahimsa- The Eluder

Ahimsa- Sanskrit for Nonviolence.  I’ve already written about you once, Mr. Nonviolence.  Why do you elude me so? There is a shoe print about 6 feet up from the floor on my pale bedroom walls.  I put it there.  Not … Continue reading

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Great Expectations

“If you expect nothing from anybody, you’re never disappointed.”― Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar This quote is a similar quote to one in The Autobiography of a Yogi.  I am trying to keep it in mind when I get frustrated and annoyed … Continue reading

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P90

After my post last night I had the crazy urge to do Sculpt 1-2 on P90.  This is the first P90 and although tough for me, it is not the insane one they advertise on tv.  I am nowhere near … Continue reading

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Back to Work

I decided I had to do yoga today even though my head still hurt.  Is this headache ever going to disappear? Thanks family for these awesome headache genes 😉  I did get great language memorization genes though. I remember reading … Continue reading

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One Month

Ahhhh! I just realized I am only a month away from starting my yoga teacher training course. I hope I am doing enough to be ready / I have never felt more ready (and at the same time not ready … Continue reading

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Juice for Breakfast

I woke up with the worst headache this morning and a sore throat.  I am pretty sure the headache was caused by some kind of sinus issue.  Ouch.  A thumping head still does not make for great yoga.  Instead I … Continue reading

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