Monthly Archives: September 2010

Headstand, you are mine

So like any good yogi, I know that yoga is not about ego. Or comparing your practice to others’. Or pushing yourself into unsafe poses your body isn’t ready for. But.. guys… I’ve really wanted to do a successful headstand. … Continue reading

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The party never ends, but sometimes it pauses

The week after birthdays is usually a much-needed return to normalcy when it comes to food. I enjoyed every minute (and bite) of my birthday weekend, but with extra sodium, alcohol, and fried food, you couldn’t have paid me to … Continue reading

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Never an anti-climactic birthday

Well, that about wraps up an epic three days of birthday celebration. And let me tell you, it was a strong three days. So, Friday afternoon: after work and a mini-workout, I showered and got ready for my birthday night … Continue reading

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Birthday dinner, round one.

I am officially 22 today. Yikes! Determined to avoid an anti-climactic 22nd birthday, I have a fun-filled weekend planned. I hope to report back with lots of photographic evidence by Sunday, but for preview: Friday night dinner at Busboys & … Continue reading

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Egg Connoisseur

The spring of my 3rd year of college, I studied abroad in Ireland. Dublin, more specifically, though I travelled all over the country. Long story short, (and there will be many long stories about my semester abroad in future posts), … Continue reading

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Leisure sweat

So I’ve been referencing my complete and total lack of free time, e.g. leaving the house at 6:15-6:30 AM and returning after 8 PM. Then this afternoon I realized: I have not had a workout shorter than 90 minutes in … Continue reading

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Not a half-marathon, just a 13.1 mile foot cruise

It’s really no big deal when you think of it like that, right? Alright, here’s the lowdown: My day started bright and early at 6 am- ahh, nothing like sleeping 45 minutes later than usual for a relaxing Saturday. I … Continue reading

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The last supper

Getting nervous! Luckily the post work bike ride was exactly what I needed to calm down, get outdoors, and just MOVE a little bit- no running while sitting at a desk all day makes me feel like such a blob. … Continue reading

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Tapering shmapering

Ahh, a rare peak into my lunchtime eats. Documenting my weekday breakfasts and lunches probably wont become a pattern, for various logistical reasons. But, I bring some version of this guy for lunch approx 3x a week. Sometimes I get … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

*** Dancing Mind Yoga! *** After being a self-proclaimed nomadic yogi in the last month or so since I left Charlottesville, I have “auditioned” several different yoga studios in NOVA and I’ve found a winner. Well, for the next 30 … Continue reading

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