In my twenties I discovered yoga makes my life better. Yoga practice calms me, gives me the space I need in my mind, helps me connect my brain and my body to each other. With ignorance I stumbled into a home practice, later finding classes and books and teachers to guide me bit by bit. Though… Continue reading A Path to Find Your Voice
I'm a pacifist. I'd rather there weren't wars or conflicts between (or within) countries. But that's not how it works, unfortunately. Some folks, regardless of how they feel about the issues, volunteer themselves to be put in harm's way should a conflict occur. Today, I am thankful for those who make that choice and who… Continue reading Those Who Serve
"Will we have to get scars, too?" asked my 4 year-old at the dinner table last night. Though my abdomen was completely covered, as it normally is, her thoughts turned to the very long, very ugly scar that runs down the core of my body while she chewed her dinner. "No, baby, you won't have… Continue reading On Being a Survivor and a Mother
Would you judge me by my underwear?I apologize if you weren't prepared for me to talk about my underwear right off the bat, but would you think any less of me if I told you that my undergarments don't match? Because they don't. Not even close. And they never, ever do. And most of the… Continue reading On Women and Support.