Monthly Archives: May 2010

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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Question…

As I work my way into week three of this challenge, I find myself occasionally battling the question of commitment vs listening to my body. Today was another day where I woke up (late), and just wasn’t feeling it. I … Continue reading

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Questions

As I work my way into week three of this challenge, I find myself occasionally battling the question of commitment vs listening to my body. Today was another day where I woke up (late), and just wasn’t feeling it. I … Continue reading

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Routine?

Woke up, glared at the alarm, got my “goodmorning” texts from the YTT crew. Unrolled my mat, grabbed a quick bite, turned on some music and got to greeting the sun. I worked through the series, my mind skipping in … Continue reading

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Two week hump – day 16

Woke up to only one alarm today (instead of the usual 3), and felt energized and ready to go. My legs were sore, but it wasn’t slowing me down. I set my intention today to get through all five Surya … Continue reading

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Samskaras

Today was no different than usual. Woke up tired, glared at my alarm clock wondering how we got to 6am when not even a blink ago it was 1am. Rolled out my mat, got some water, and got started. Then … Continue reading

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Bein’ a dimmer… day 14(?)

Just finished another great practice, and another learning experience. I took it gentle today, doing only the 45-minute short version in Swenson with a half-vinyasa flow. My body is SCREAMING for rest, so I’m trying to teach myself moderation. I … Continue reading

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