As I was standing in the last tadasana of my practice with hands at heart center, it hit me how actually close to my heart I had become. In the third floor 'bonus room' of our new beautiful house, with windows open and sweat (or humidity) dripping off my body, I realized that more unity … Continue reading Yoga made me cry.
Again I write, not sure if these words will see the light of day. My last post was written almost four months ago, when I shared our story of infertility. I mentioned that there's hope that can overshadow the disappointment that comes with this journey. I wasn't sure how hope would play out over the … Continue reading The bend in the road: a reflection from January 2016
I turned 31 this year. Any novelty or 'I-don't-give-a-crap'-ness that ensued when I turned 30 and entered a new decade subsided last year, and this year, it was just another birthday. I've said it before and I'll say it until I die - I would not live through my 20s again if someone paid me … Continue reading The next ‘big thing’
And mine is actually quite unique. That's right, folks, my uterus thinks it's a freaking special snowflake and falls into the approximately 5% of women who are born with a Mullerian anomaly. A week and a half ago I had symptoms of what I knew to probably be an ovarian cyst. I've had pain in … Continue reading Uterus: “Hi, I’m a special snowflake. Nice to meet you.”
Infertility has been an unfortunate rite of passage. It's something I didn't know I'd have to go through, unlike other rites of passage, and until I did, there's a lot I didn't know or realize about life in general. Funny how specific life circumstances can teach us so much about just... life. Fertility or the … Continue reading An unfortunate rite of passage with an okay ending.