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EATING TO GIVE LIFE

Sunday, October 12, 2014      0 comments

I am finishing the 3rd week of an 8-week elimination diet to work with the inflammation from internal injuries from the accidents. While I have been a vegetarian for many years, the internal injuries led to problems that exceeded my level of ski... Read more

HONORING THE TEACHER

Sunday, September 28, 2014      0 comments

The great yoga teacher, BKS Iyengar, passed away on August 20th. So much has been written about him, yet there are no words to describe his impact on my life. All I can say is that without his teaching, I would possibly have been bedridden and s... Read more

FRIENDLINESS TO SELF

Sunday, July 20, 2014      1 comments

emoticon One of the key practices that keeps me in touch with my recovery is friendliness. This is a simple a... Read more

IT'S LIKE THE FIRST WEEK OF A NEW LIFE

Sunday, July 06, 2014      0 comments

This week, as part of my recovery, I have been doing a yoga intensive for half of each day. Though I have to be very careful due to dizziness, scar tissue and other aftereffects of the accidents, deep inside it feels like the first week of a new... Read more

MEDITATION HELPS

Saturday, June 21, 2014      2 comments

A couple of months ago, one of my health professionals expressed surprise about the unexpected success of my rehab. He said that though recovery was not expected in my case beyond the two-year mark, there had been steady progress since then. ... Read more

STARTING OVER AGAIN

Monday, May 27, 2013      2 comments

The 20 months of rehab after the big accident came to an abrupt end when an SUV plowed into me while I was walking across a street. There were surgeries, more rehab, and now I am back. It is great to have a community of like-minded people, inter... Read more

STARTING OVER

Saturday, February 14, 2009      2 comments

Since the accident, the doctors say no strength training. It has been 5 months. They will tell me when it is OK to start again. I am sad to gain 20 pounds after the hard work of the months before, but I am very happy to be alive and able to writ... Read more

INTERRUPTIONS

Friday, January 02, 2009      1 comments

I was in a big accident a few weeks ago. My life has really changed. I haven't been able to manage the site. I hope I can come back soon.... Read more

SIMPLE YOGA FOR A STATIONARY CYCLIST

Tuesday, July 29, 2008      1 comments

1) Half Uttanasana (standing forward bend) -- Place both palms at the edge of a kitchen counter or sink. Pressing the palms on the edge, walk back until your heels are under your buttocks. Keep the outer edges of the feet parallel. Extend from t... Read more

YOGA PRACTICE FOR OPTIMUM WEIGHT

Wednesday, June 25, 2008      1 comments

This asana sequence is offered with thanks to the teachings of BKS Iyengar. Chair Bharadvajasana Forward bends with head support, arms supported at least the height of the head: Child's pose Paschimottanasana... Read more


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