I think I’ve set myself up for failure. I committed to doing The Ultimate Yogi. Again. I started last Friday. Today will be Day 6. The Ultimate Yogi is 108 days of power yoga on a set of 12 cds that you rotate through. Each cd runs an hour. I tried to do this once … Continue reading The Ultimate Yogi
Struggling With Consistency
I can’t seem to get any traction going. I can’t seem to get consistency on my big rocks. My scorecard this week: Writing 7/7, Meditation 5/7, Yoga 3/7. I blogged last week, so Blog 1/1 The writing is the easiest. The blogging is the hardest, but since the blogging is only once a week, I … Continue reading Struggling With Consistency
Why do anything, really? Why go to work? Why have another beer? Why take a vacation? Why take a nap? “Why?” is a great question because the answer to “Why?” will reveal what you believe. Simon Sinek has a great YouTube and an equally wonderful book called Start With Why that I highly recommend. Check … Continue reading Why Streak?
Yesterday on Facebook I posted that now that it is May, it's time for a new Challenge. Someone commented: "Just name it." And I was thinking about this. I think I am being asked to say something like: "Yoga 5 days a week. No excuses!" Maybe they want me to set up a Facebook accountability … Continue reading Name It!
Tooth of Doom
My tooth of doom. Number 15. Upper left, all the way in the back. My periodontist has been "worried" about this tooth for years. Every time I go he says, “I’m worried about this tooth.” Every time he says that I think to myself: “I’m gonna die with this goddamn tooth, Buster.” He’s cute, but … Continue reading Tooth of Doom
How many streaks are too many?
I want to start another streak. A yoga streak. I need to get my personal practice back. Bad. The other day I subscribed to Udaya so that I would have lots of classes to choose from and no excuses. My pre-streak started today when I woke up, took a hot shower, slathered myself in coconut … Continue reading How many streaks are too many?
I’m A Good Detoxer (thanks to Streaking)
This is my 51st post in a row. I started posting daily on Ash Wednesday (February 18th) and I'm still going, even though my stated commitment for this streak was only until Easter, which was 5 days ago. What can I say? I love streaking. Once I get a little streak going, it kills me … Continue reading I’m A Good Detoxer (thanks to Streaking)
On Giving Up Fear For Lent
Today I went and got ashes. I looked Rowena in the eye as she made the smudgy sign of the cross on my forehead, saying , "From dust you came and from dust you shall return." I am not a Christian. I lost faith in all that a long time ago, but I must confess I … Continue reading On Giving Up Fear For Lent
The 1 Thing I Am Good At
Yesterday I completed Day 750 on 750words.com Milestone, I think. No badge for that, but still, the symmetry pleases me. The one thing I am good at is sticking to things. If I commit to it, I do it. It's the one thing my friends and students always say they wish they could do, too. … Continue reading The 1 Thing I Am Good At
167 Day Yoga Streak Ends
The other day my 167 day yoga streak, the one I kept track of in that journal up there, came to an end. That's almost 6 months of daily practice. Over. I'm sad about it. Really sad. If you're a regular here, you know I write about streaks a lot. I am, by nature, a … Continue reading 167 Day Yoga Streak Ends