This woman is absolutely one of my heroes. Maybe if I practice for the next 40 years, I can be like this at 95 too!
(Be patient, the page takes a long time to load but the photos are worth it.)
www.rebellesociety.com/2 013/0... Read more
Check out these amazingly beautiful photos of a "large bodied" woman doing yoga. Yes, I said BEAUTIFUL.
www.mindbodygreen.com/0- 10907/i-am-a-yogi-gorgeous -slideshow.html
In the words of the yogini in the photos... Read more
I read a great blog today about yoga, weight, strength, how we perceive ourselves, and a whole bunch of other stuff that comes up while reading.
www.elephantjournal.com/ 2013/10/a-fat-girl-does-wa rrior-ii/
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Yesterday I did my first practice run (OK, jog/walk) for the upcoming 5K Color Run October 19th, which I shilled in my previous blog.
I felt so bummed at the end of my practice run because I only made it 2x around the lake and it took me 70... Read more
Anyone interested in joining me for this event? It looks like big fun!!! Not only that, we get $5 off the event fee if we have a team of 4+.
I'm not a runner, but I can jog/walk or walk depending on who I'm with. 5k = 3.1 miles, that is tot... Read more
A SparkFriend posted the rhetorical question of why she focused so much on her "failures". Well, she's not alone.
Here in the USA, and perhaps many other countries as well, we live in a society where talking about the good things in our l... Read more
Yesterday afternoon during yoga class, I had a Moment.
While upside down and twisted into a yoga pose, I found myself face to face with my left elbow - and a close-up view of what my post-weight loss upper arm looks like when affected by g... Read more
Riding my mountain bike to work is one of the best things I have done for my health (physical and mental). I no longer own a car, and it has been surprisingly liberating.
My decision to do so came partially from a desire to be more "green",... Read more
I've had this watermelon sitting around for a week or two and didn't get round to cutting it up. So this evening I decided to make agua fresca with it. I cut it in chunks, put it through the blender in batches, and now I have a gallon jar of agu... Read more
What do you all do when you get to the end of the day and your nutrition is out of whack but you haven't got enough calories left to correct it?
I end the day with only 75 calories left but am short 20g protein,
Should... Read more
Yesterday's SP fitness email was entitled something along the lines of "tone your triceps while watching TV", and this is the exercise they showed!
www.sparkpeople.com/reso urce/exercises.asp?exercis e=190
Ummmm.... ... Read more
I just read areally good blog that I want to share with you all because I think we all need to be kinder to ourselves and others in the language that we use. The writer makes some very good points.
www.xojane.com/issues/ho w-not-t... Read more
One of my friends has written a truly wonderful poem about scars and their unique message, and I would like to share it with my SparkFriends.
Poem- This You Will Remember
by CRYSTAL TORRES on FEBRUARY 17, 2013
My scars... Read more
by Steve Maraboli
[Author of “Life, the Truth, & Being Free”]
"You are beautiful. Your beauty, just like your capacity for life, happiness, and success, is immeasurable. Day after day, countless people across the globe get on a scale i... Read more