I feel deeply ambivalent about this, but I think I’m going to take some time off my yoga practice. It seems incredibly stupid, since I just moved so deeply into several of the postures, and I’m sure any time off will cause me to lose that progress. But I’m just so tired. I don’t know if it is allergies, depression, over-doing, a combination…I don’t know. But if I think of taking even a week off from yoga I feel such relief. So that’s the (terrifying) plan. One week off.
Guilt! This isn’t in accordance with my larger goals! I’m going to seize up! What am I thinking? Maybe I can just sneak in a little? The task master that gets me on the mat every day is profoundly unhappy with this plan.
I’ve just been cramming too much into my days. I’m pooped. I need a break. It’s just one week, for crying out loud. Relax.
But what if I can’t start back? What if it HURTS when I start back? What if I lose my power to get on the mat or damage it in some way? What if this gets me off track for years? I’m 41, I can’t take years off! Maybe I’ll go get on the mat right now….
This isn’t going to be easy.
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- writing without pencil sharpening
- crafts for karma
- going all erin brockovich on your ass
- screen time for fun and profit
- flying kids
- happy birthday, sophie!
- triple chocolate pudding goop, or, this way lies madness
- the yip-yips do not cause childhood obesity
- the TOOL shed
- bikini power vs. the ratty sweater
- go, go, godzilla!
- butterfly house
- bad things come in threes. or fours. (or maybe fives?)
- cool felt picture fun for kiddos
- the 13 year visitation of the demon red-eyed cicada
- the incredible hulk invades the yurt
- the power of mom’s day can melt even the most bitter of hearts, not that my heart is bitter, but it has gotten a bit crusty around the edges
- the solstice from inside a sundial
- lucille ball moment
- 2 stories, 1 joke, and a song
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