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Tag: healing

As we move into a new year

Here we are at the end of another year. I’ve been working hard this year building my business, my brand if you will, and learning so much along the way. I’ve met incredible people, learned so much about myself and what I want from…

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As I suspected…

I suspected that after my last post someone would feel the need to set me straight. To remind me that there’s no getting out of this kidney disease thing and bring me back to reality. I have not, in fact, lost my mind. In…

Anything is possible

I have a full week of dialysis behind me now and if I’m being perfectly honest I could do with never going there again! I’m on a 3 day a week schedule. They started me with 2 and a half hour sessions but yesterday…

A new year

We are almost to the end of 2017. It’s been a tough year in many ways but I have faith that 2018 will be a special year. My focus for the new year will be on physical and mental health and I hope that…

I'm back on my hands!

In earlier posts I wrote about my concerns around being able to do yoga because of the fistula I had created in my wrist for dialysis. It’s been a month and everything is healing quite well. So this week I’ve been able to put…

I got a thrill yesterday

I had surgery yesterday to create a fistula at my wrist. This is an access point for dialysis. They basically joined up one my veins and arteries and created a loop under the skin so that they can clean my blood of toxins. I…

9%

Today I got news that I’m now sitting at 9% kidney function. That’s a scary number – I’m below double digits now! My initial reaction was fear. I’m not ready yet. I don’t have the fistula (access point for dialysis) in yet and that…

Living Fearlessly

This past weekend I read Dying to Be Me by Anita Moorjani. If you haven’t yet read it, I highly recommend it. It’s been out for a while now and I’ve been meaning to read it and then it was given to me with…

The Intense Restructuring of a Yogi

“Siddha refers to a yogi who has perfected yoga and achieved mastery over the gunas, so that his or her body and mind are composed primarily of sattva guna, the quality of nature associated with lightness and consciousness. With this lightness, great powers, called…

My go to poses for a case of the blues

As you may have noticed while reading my blog, I believe strongly in the power of yoga as a philosophy, a spiritual path and a tool for comfort and contemplation through tough times. Sometimes I write about the tough times, it’s one of my…