I got some unwelcome news today that my beloved Holy Yoga (HoYo) Saturday morning class is ending. Moving to Tuesday evenings. When I am at work. My first thought was, OH NO!!! Then the Big Sad descended. I paused. I breathed (it was yoga class, after all). I could still enjoy this class, today. I could still … Continue reading Ho no!
I have not been practicing yoga much these past few weeks, since my yoga teacher (you know who you are!) moved to NC . I drove the road to North Berwick to get to yoga, about a half hour away, over and over and over, and was happy to do it. I wasn't familiar with … Continue reading Trying something new
Today is my 100th consecutive day of meditating. One hundredth. Consecutive. Day. I know, right? Prior to this, my meditation practice never lasted more than a few moments, if it occurred to me to do it at all, and then sometimes it consisted only of the thought,"Gee, I really should meditate," or even better (or … Continue reading My 100th day
Organization? Thy name is not Karen. I have stuff. A lot of stuff. I have decided that I am ready to let stuff go. Keep it simple. Stupid. I have so many recipes and such that I have cut out, ripped out, torn out of magazines and newspapers and NEVER MADE. I should just throw them … Continue reading Organization (or lack thereof)
Are you dying of pain from a week of practically nonstop NaNo typing? I woke up Saturday morning, let the chickens out, fed them, and carried a bag to my car and suddenly was in severe pain in my left shoulder. Really? Really? I thought, THIS BITES! It's like adding insult to injury, right? I … Continue reading Yoga for writers
I have the next few days off and am thinking of fun ways to spend it: Go bowling Go to the movies: I want to see St Vincent, The Judge, and that Steve Carell movie about the terrible, very bad day. Get up early and go to yoga Go see the ocean! Check out the … Continue reading Leisure time: top 10 activities
Today I am going to an Aqua Yoga class. I have been thinking about going to this class for weeks-maybe months. I have been practicing yoga for years, so it's not the yoga part that has been an obstacle for me. It's the aqua part. Why? I took childhood swimming lessons, but they didn't fully … Continue reading One brave thing