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7 Apr

I did it! I did a handstand for the first time ever! It wasn’t the most beautiful handstand and it only lasted for about three seconds but I did it! I consistently did handstands against the wall where I tapped the wall with one foot for just a second and then held the handstand without touching the wall at all!

Let me explain…. I set a goal to do a handstand by my 65th birthday which will be in January 2014. My apologies to those who have patiently listen to me talk about my desire to accomplish this goal. J My new goal is to do a stronger, better and longer handstand by my birthday. In the meantime, I’m aware of how much I’m learning aside from how to do a handstand. Here’s what I mean… Continue reading



5 Apr

My yoga journey started July 2011. Originally I went to the yoga classes offered at my gym just because they were there. I wanted to get more fit and I decided to check out yoga. I was 62 years old at the time and I was experiencing yoga for the first time in my life. It was very challenging. I strained and struggled. Okay, I admit that I probably even grunted a time or two! Flexibility? I was like a board! Balance? Sure, balance wasn’t a problem if I could hang onto the wall! But fortunately I kept going to the classes. Continue reading


2 Feb

How many of you have long lists of responsibilities, goals, desires, plans and good ideas? Do you sometimes feel that you have more good ideas than time? I do. While this is fodder for many a good blog post, I’m going to rein in my tendency to want to do it all NOW. Instead, I’m going to focus on one good idea.

Just the right level of self-imposed structure does wonders to keep me focused.

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