A few months ago I wrote a post about how yoga sustained me during this past summer when my Crohn’s was flaring badly, and how it has helped me regain comfort and confidence during my recovery. I am excited to report that my post won second place in the GW Public Health #yogamatters blogging contest! I encourage you to read the post on their blog with links to the other participants’ contributions. Keep breathing!
The air is cold as I find a corner of the spacious wood-floored room for my worn purple mat. It’s September, but the A/C is strong in the mind-body studio at my gym.
No one will be joining me today; I’m stretching and flowing and breathing on my own. I just ran for twelve minutes on the treadmill and am triumphant. A year ago I was preparing to run a half-marathon, but today I’m satisfied with the mile-plus that pushed me to my limit, exhausting my lungs and my legs. Read more.