Day 6: 30 Days of Yoga With Down Dog

The lizard pose strikes again! This time I was ready to stretch my nether regions. My hips took the burn of the stretch and afterward I did have to rest them for a bit but it was better than before. Today was an 18-minute practice and it had a lot of stretching and breathing. I…

Day 5: 30 Days of Yoga With Down Dog

My hips, inner thighs, and crotch hates me and for a very good reason too. I have never in my life stretched my crotch this much before. The pigeon pose has a unique power of stretching all that is good and holy about my body. This was a 15-minute session with a lot of slow…

Day 4: 30 Days of Yoga With Down Dog

Wow! I actually made it to day four. This is amazing. My writing has not improved so far but I did put out a poem today that I thought was okay. I have really loved the meditation at the end of the session. I think I can stretch a little better today. I had a…

Day 3: 30 Days of Yoga with Down Dog

They say the hardest part of a journey is the third day because you’re probably thinking by now I don’t want to do this it’s kind of boring and I would rather lay down and not do any exercise at all. So on day 3, I did a 6-minute combination of yoga and a meditation…

Day 2: 30 Days of Yoga with Down Dog

I really hate the lizard pose. It is painful, it stretches my parts-unknown, and I do not like the fact that it hurts. However, it kind of feels good after the long stretch that it entails. I’m not good at stretching and that is something I probably need to work on. I’m noticing on the…

A Yoga Journey With Down Dog

Over the last few weeks, I have has a rough time with my health. I am currently getting better and want to continue to move forward in my search for a balanced well-being. I have decided that I can no longer stand by and hope that things will get better. I wanted to take a…

April Goals

There’s a saying that goes “April showers brings May flowers” as if to try and explain the amount of rain that we get each year. There are plenty of flowers in April, as is, and no need for extra pollen. March in review March was a difficult month for me. Emotionally, I reached my limit…

A Break

Greetings and salutations, I will be away from my blog for the next couple days. Life has been… well a real struggle for the last month and I am at my wit’s end. My fibromyalgia has been acting up and my medication stopped working. I also want to spend some time with my sweet mother….

Go Boldly!

Have you ever heard of the poem by Dylan Thomas called “Do not go gentle into that good night”? If you haven’t, the short summary of it is to tell his dad and well anyone else to rage against old age. Go down swinging essentially. And while I think that is a good thing, why…

Let’s Scream into the Abyss Together

A happy Sunday to you! Welcome to a new week. I was supposed to write a post yesterday and the day before. I did not. While I do regret not being able to write, I don’t regret breaking down a few walls over the last few days to get my emotions across. There are days…