I'm running the Colorado's Women's Classic 10 mile race on Mother's Day. It's been awhile since I did a race so I'm feeling a mix of nervous and excited. A friend of mine registered months ago. It took me a lot longer. Then one day she asked me, "What's stopping you?" Those probably weren't her exact … Continue reading You Know That Thing You Want to Do? What’s Stopping You?
I've been feeling stressed, completely maxed out, burnt out and grumpy. Especially grumpy. I've been extra impatient with the girls all week and especially with Big Girl who, never a model pottier, seems to have forgotten how to use the toilet all together. She wets her pants at least once a day. At age 5! We've … Continue reading I’m Grumpy! And Don’t Try to Stop Me.
It's been a rough week. Everyone was sick. And in the middle of all the snot and phlegm and co-pays and Tylenol I was busy getting ready to open up my online Yoga Inspired Jewelry shop. It was crazy and hectic and extra hard, but now it's done. The shop is open! There are malas sitting … Continue reading Say Goodbye to All Your Labels With These Two Words
How about a little truth, friends? I usually sort of roll my eyes at running form. I'm a long distance runner, after all. I'm not looking to shave seconds off a race time. And I mostly believe the best way to get better at running is to run. But I've been applying a lot of my … Continue reading 5 Simple Ways to Improve Running Form
Sometimes I think there's more yoga in running than in actual yoga. I have a little bone to pick with yoga. But before I go there I need to pre-apologize. I love yoga. I really do. It's healing and transformational and life changing and about so much more than the physical postures. Yeah, yeah, yeah. All … Continue reading The Yoga in Running
Big things are happening around here these days. Let me share. My husband cleaned the ENTIRE HOUSE this weekend. Isn't he the best? I don't even remember how he forgot to pack my wedding dress. Baby Girl is no longer staying up with me after Big Girl goes to bed at night! Instead, they both … Continue reading Big Things Are Happening
To overcome fear we just have to do the scary thing. Like become a yoga teacher. I drove past the Bikram Yoga studio in El Cerrito, California I don't even know how many times before I finally decided to overcome fear and give it a try. Even then I couldn't bring myself to do it … Continue reading The First Step on My Path to Teach Yoga: Overcome Fear