This evening I’m sitting on someone else’s couch, in someone else’s house, in front of someone else’s fireplace. This evening marks 21 days that my husband and I, made nomads by mold, have sought to find normalcy without our home or habits. It was a Thursday afternoon and we had been waiting for two weeks on […]

Since March of last year, I have been seen by ten doctors: two physical therapists, two orthopedists, two neurologists, a rheumatologist, two general practitioners,  and two chiropractors. I’ve cried in front of four them. I’ve cried because of negative test results and marked improvement, purple hands and burning feet. But this week I sat across […]

So I hurt my other foot. Wait. Let me start again. Last I wrote, I was headed north in search of the best, budget-friendly yoga classes in three states. From Frederick to Philly, Brooklyn to Queens, my best friend and I drove, driven by the challenge to take eight classes in five days. That trip […]

The last month of the summer has been the best, and I am fiercely grateful. Scott and I went away for our one year anniversary at the beginning of July, enjoyed the company of ponies on a beach, camped, ate at fantastic restaurants, walked miles a day, celebrating one year of married life. The few […]

Eleven days into summer vacation and I’m thankful for the abundance of time that I suddenly have. It isn’t that I’m not busy, but my focus has shifted and I have the space to focus on my workouts, my art, and the people I love. This week I did something I’ve never done, attending a […]

I’ve been quiet. And I could say that it’s just because I’ve been “so busy” and that’s partially true, but mostly it isn’t just that. I’ve been quiet because, for a brief month and a half that felt like a defeating eternity, I let discouragement and excuses become my main motto, Slipped in my practice, […]

“Wherever you are, cultivate your practice in that place.” One of my favorite yoga instructors said this over us last week in class. I haven’t been able to shake those words, or the ones she said to me as she approached me with a strap, looped it around my back as I curved in camel. […]