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Yoga as healing - the rest of the story.
Thursday, August 05, 2010      1 comments

I opened my mail box this morning and found a note from the friend I had meditated and done yoga with 2 days ago. The envelope contained a small card with an exquisite abstract water color of read and yellows. The note on the reverse warmed my... Read more
Graduation --- of a sort!
Wednesday, August 04, 2010      3 comments

Today was the big day.... my last scheduled appointment with my therapist. We have been working together just a little over nine years and I have grown from a scared 9 year old girl into a grown-up who can't quite believe sometimes how well I c... Read more
Yoga as healing
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      4 comments

I was a little disappointed when nobody showed up to my Wake-up yoga class this morning... I usually have 2-3 that always show up. I did a little yoga on my own and went home. Later I went to visit a dear friend who is having serious emotional... Read more
Sad Day
Sunday, August 01, 2010      5 comments

Law school only lasts three years, but in that time DD made some of the best friends of her life and those people have become a part of our lives as well. They have spent time with us during State Fair visits, one of them lived with us for the ... Read more
What a week!
Friday, July 30, 2010      3 comments

Monday got a call from one of DD's former housemates. He is on the very short list for a job in our town and the lease is up on house. He would have to move all his stuff home to Florida or... so he is storing his stuff in the university town ... Read more
Taking a step
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      4 comments

It's amazing. Your car makes a noise, you describe it to the mechanic, you bring it in and ... no noise. I can't say my fatigue has completely gone away and I have spent a rather quiet day... just one yoga class and one vet visit. Of course, ... Read more
Good ideas from responses
Monday, July 26, 2010      2 comments

Thanks to all of you who strongly suggested I see a doctor about my fatigue. I ended up teaching two yoga classes today and did arm strengthening exercises and all I could think about was trying to get a nap in. There's laundry that needs to b... Read more
At least a walk
Sunday, July 25, 2010      3 comments

The weather is beginning to cooperate to make a bike ride for cardio possible. DH is recovering nicely and suggested I go on a ride while he attended a board meeting for the local tennis association. I still couldn't muster the energy for a ri... Read more
Lack of energy
Friday, July 23, 2010      9 comments

I don't think I realized how nervous I was about DH's surgery... although there was no real reason to be. Also being at the surgery center at 6:15 and then making sure DH had all his meds and ice packs on time. Plus, the surgeon recommended he... Read more
Other's perspective
Thursday, July 22, 2010      3 comments

We are home safe and sound. DH had rotator cuff surgery this morning and still quite groggy... waking for 10 -15 minutes of alertness before drifting off again. Evidently tomorrow will be the down day as all the various injected and inhaled pa... Read more
I can tell I have changed
Sunday, July 18, 2010      4 comments

Last night we had a tremendous storm that knocked out power all over the place. We were without electricity for over 15 hours and the day was hot and muggy. Luckily we had cooled the house down last night and by keeping everything shut up and ... Read more
The gifts of therapy
Saturday, July 17, 2010      3 comments

In a few weeks, actually Aug. 4th, I will be having my final visit with my therapist. We have been together, except for a six month break, for over 8 years. I am excited, elated and nervous and anxious, but I know because of the work I have do... Read more
News about Friend
Friday, July 16, 2010      2 comments

I talked with my friend yesterday and this morning. She asked the dr. for some anti-anxiety meds and they will help her get through until the anti-depressants kick in. I took her some coffee this morning and she seemed much better. She had a ... Read more
Sad about Best Friend
Thursday, July 15, 2010      8 comments

My dearest friend has so many wonderful talents, is a terrific teacher and met the love of her life about 8 years ago. Both she and her dearest were older and had been separated for years from their spouses. They found such a spark of love in ... Read more
Yin Yoga
Monday, July 12, 2010      5 comments

After an incredibly active weekend with 10 hours of Anusara yoga (very physical, taxing on body and brain as you work to inward spiral and pull back your thighs while outward spiraling and pulling your shins together while rooting down from your... Read more

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