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Hyper Spring
Thursday, May 09, 2019      2 comments

Anybody identify with spring mania? I really border onto neurosis this time of year. Gardening, competition season for singing group, and just generally overdoing it. Every spring, it's like I'm shot of a cannon, running on little sleep and obse... Read more
An old hobby returns
Thursday, March 28, 2019      6 comments

I got into spark people a year ago after joining a woman's chorus, and seeing myself on rehearsal video. The chorus has a little band for backing up soloists on some of our performances. I got my old 12 string guitar out after 15 years, restrung... Read more
Yoga adaptations for morning
Tuesday, January 15, 2019      1 comments

I always fought the alarm clock until I made myself a bargain: stay in bed an extra few minutes under the covers doing "bed yoga." Mostly a few child poses, then up on all fours for some cat and cows. Mindfully breathing, and sending extra breat... Read more
Goal attained
Monday, September 17, 2018      3 comments

Dropped 50 lbs in 6 months. From 185 to 135, thanks to the accountability of Spark People, my Higher Power, and the Silver Sneakers crew at my gym. Set... Read more
Eliptical adventure
Friday, August 10, 2018      0 comments

Our yoga teacher was on vacation, so I took the opportunity to ask the housekeeper at the gym to show me a couple of the machines that I was too intimidated to ask the owner about. The housekeeper works out for free, and she was very helpful and... Read more
Pushing past the grumpy
Friday, June 01, 2018      4 comments

Sore from gardening and housework, and not slept well, it would have been easy to withdraw like a slug today. But hung in there and went to cardio class. Feel looser, more relaxed mentally, and encouraged by classmates who felt similar. A few la... Read more
Santana yoga
Monday, May 07, 2018      2 comments

I had fun prankin' my yogi today, swapping out the goofy zen chants for some cranking carlos, oi ya comma va. Seemed like others liked the change.... Read more