Labor Day … But Work To Do

Labor Day.. the historic mark of the end of summer, one last weekend to relax and enjoy the sunny days and bbq nights. Labor Day weekend 2015 is quite a different story for me. I have been working diligently on reform. Reform in all areas of my life. It has not been easy.  But when…

Yoga is Boring..

They say hard work pays off.  That is in essence the mantra for a yoga practice. We work hard to get the monkey chatter out of our heads, the worry, the doubt and the darkness sometimes. We practice asanas or poses for one reason, so that we can celebrate with complete stillness and meditation in the…

What Makes a Great Class?

What makes a great yoga or fitness class is defined by so many different things, so many different elements, that you would have to agree on one thing.. it’s subjective. However.. it is also clear that when everyone is in unison, there is complete control of the room from the instructor, things fall into place…

Time

I wish I had more time, I wish I had less time. I wish I could go back, I wish I could go forward. It’s a strange day. I am 13 days away from Ironman Lake Placid. It is the official taper day. My coach writes that now is a crucial time to use food…

7/4/14

It’s a strange 4th of July. Hurricane Arthur is creeping up the coast giving us downpours and thunder;  it is the first year in a long time I did not participate in the Bellmore Striders Firecracker 4 miler; and I am sitting at the kitchen table blogging instead of getting the potato salad ready. But…

Eye of the Ironman…I Trade My Glory for Passion

I am in deep. I am writing proposals, doing research and connecting with my network during the day while the rest of my awake time is spent on Ironman. Ironman training, Ironman thinking, and drinking the Ironman kool-aid. The countdown is here, two more months I will be toeing the line at Ironman Lake Placid.…