Monthly Archives: May 2010

Four weeks – another hump day?

Today was the day that almost broke me. Just two days away from the 30-day mark, and 12 from the 40. I woke up exhausted, and not fully aware of why my alarm was ringing. I got in and out … Continue reading

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Nothing Special – Day 27

Today’s practice wasn’t revolutionary, particularly enlightening, frustrating, or anything. It just was. I did my stuff, skipped a few postures, calmly ignored my negotiator with the ever-dreaded parental “we’ll see” to her constant pleas to skip vinyasas and shorten up … Continue reading

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Day 26 At the Studio!

Today was a fantastic day! I was finally able to practice at the Studio with the rest of the group. It was so different to be practicing with mirrors on the wall and other people in the room doing their … Continue reading

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Day 25 – Bleh

Woke up feeling very non-yogic, torn between wanting to break someone’s fingers and jaws to justify their silence and just crawling back under the covers, so a nice long, focused practice would have been great. I got on the mat … Continue reading

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Day 24

So… I left off with the notion of moderation. On Wednesday, I wound up doing my own practice in the morning, followed by a challenging but incredible class right after. I followed it up with another slightly less challenging class … Continue reading

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Moderation – Day 22

I’m still struggling to get to bed early, so 6am this morning came far too soon. After a false-start on the mat, I came to the top and finally stood in samastiti. I seem to unconsciously flow through the series … Continue reading

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Bring it, Bitch, and other zen thoughts.

I’m starting to feel like an addict going through rehab. The process of forming strong, solid, good habits is eerily similar to that of breaking destructive bad habits. We start off so strong, completely determined, then the shiny wears off, … Continue reading

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