Now that I’m officially in the Christmas spirit, there’s no stopping the baking and carolling for the next four weeks. I’m a woman possessed, and I’m not even a little bit sorry about it. Last week, while perusing the grocery store, I happened upon a sale that I just couldn’t resist: eggnog! It was as… Continue reading eggnog snickerdoodles: the only holiday cookie you need
My many negative feelings about my adoption have affected every aspect of my life, and while I’ve come to terms with and released those negative feelings, I’m not blind to the way they’ve shaped my life.
They are, after all, the reason why I answer to Mama today.
My reality is working through swimming lessons since I can’t join him, anyway. It’s eating in a hurry so we can get to bed on time; doing laundry at 4 am because we ran out of socks.
When an old friend reached out to let me know about the 5k race he and his fiancé founded, Tail Chase 5km, I was immediately intrigued. As a runner and animal-lover, both the activity and the awesome inspiration behind it really spoke to me. The run has a simple, but enormous, mission: To create awareness… Continue reading chasing tail for PAWSitive outcomes
After tackling the pose this evening, I reminded myself that it’s not just OK to fall sometimes – it’s important, even when it hurts. Lying quietly on my mat in savasana, I felt my eyes snap open as I realized bakasana is more than a yoga pose: it’s a reflection of so many things in my life.