For what feels like centuries, I have been traveling along the healing path. Healing from what? Who knows. Healing from every dark stare and all the secondhand smoke that has infiltrated my lungs. Healing from every whispered shout of Shh! Not now. Healing from ounces of food withheld from or shoveled through my lips. Healing… Continue reading a writer’s dilemma: do we fear balance?
A few months ago, I wrote a piece that generated far more attention than I’m used to. Part of the reason I write is because I am introverted, and my thoughts and feelings don’t always translate verbally, but for whatever reason, when put into written words, I can articulate what is inside a bit easier.… Continue reading you never know where life will take you
I have a confession to make. There’s a bio floating out there (somewhere) about my yoga background and it is – get ready for it – a lie. Not a whole lie. A half-truth. And one made unintentionally. But I want to come clean all the same. I started practicing yoga from a dvd in… Continue reading the real reason i started practicing yoga
Last night I lie, writhing, on my (filthy) group house kitchen floor, alternating between moans of agony and laughs at the absurdity of the “apple baby” growing in knife-like twinges in my abdomen. As soon as I saw the bright slivers of juicy fruit on my lunchtime salad, I remembered the sickness I experienced last… Continue reading an apple a day (or not)
I haven’t written here in awhile, mainly because the past couple months have been a whirlwind of positive change. I took a couple leaps of faith and have been riding the wave. The transformation I have witnessed has been incredible. I may write more about it later. Today I want to touch on one aspect.… Continue reading I was addicted
Last winter, I could sense something wasn’t quite right. I had anxiety, which often showed up misplaced or misinterpreted by my brain. I had meltdowns during holiday traffic when I wasn’t going to make it to yoga after work. To be 100% honest, I still get frustrated on gw parkway during a rain storm (what… Continue reading gut feeling
For the past 3 days, I’ve been doing a gouter cleanse. I was not originally planning on writing about it. But then again, this is what I’ve been up to, so why not?