Category: Exercise

Weekly Photo Challenge – “Up”

Another attempt at the Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge. The challenge is to post a picture that signifies "up." You can see the Challenge here. Have a nice night!

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Roofing in July

I wrote this post during my lunch hour today as I longingly gazed at the sun from my office window. Back in the old days (the 80's), I lived in a stereotypically suburban neighborhood consisting of blocks and blocks of cape cod houses with decent-sized lawns, little to no traffic, and sidewalks leading to your … Continue reading Roofing in July

Yoga Adventures: My Yoga Crush and The Return of The Giggle Girl

A little backstory before I get to this week's Yoga Adventures. One recent Friday I was off of work and decided to take a weekday yoga class. Ah! What a luxury! I knew there would be less people-- maybe some stay-at-home parents and some retirees-- which would mean space. Space that extended a foot or … Continue reading Yoga Adventures: My Yoga Crush and The Return of The Giggle Girl

Giggle Girl

As you all know, I try to attend yoga class twice a week. My yoga classes are held at a gym-- a regular gym with rows of treadmills and ellipticals, a basketball and racquetball court, and even a "Cardio Cinema" (Basically, it's a movie theater that substitutes cardio machines for seats. Ingenious.). The good thing … Continue reading Giggle Girl

Week in Review

Highlights and lowlights from my week: First, the lowlights: * It snowed. About five inches in the Trenton, New Jersey area. This meant that I had to dig out snow pants, waterproof gloves, hats, scarves, boots (which I did not have for my older son, so had to improvise). This also meant I had to … Continue reading Week in Review

Adam Levine, Chicken Wings, and Yoga

On Saturday, M. and I ventured on our weekly food shopping journey to Whole Foods.  My husband requested wings for Superbowl Sunday and Whole Foods was having a sale, so M. and I did our shopping, then grabbed a bucket and filled it up with three different types of chicken wings. M. and I were … Continue reading Adam Levine, Chicken Wings, and Yoga

Chopping the Branches of Avidya

My husband gave me a book for Christmas called, The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice, by T.K.V. Desikachar. I previously posted about my newfound love for yoga, and I wanted to share something I read that applies universally, whether or not you enjoy yoga practice. The following is from Chapter Two, "The Foundations of Yoga Practice."  Don't … Continue reading Chopping the Branches of Avidya