Monthly Archives: April 2012

Onederland.

For those of you playing along… I’ve been looking forward to seeing Onederland, and am looking forward to my stay here. 

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Running To, Running From: Figuring Out Where I’m Going from Here

The wise bunny knows that the word hop is not the same as an actual hop.- @bunnybuddhism I had a really wonderful weekend.  The beautiful weather made it easier for me to get a lot of exercise, especially enjoying the … Continue reading

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Sometimes, One Must Hibernate a Bit

It’s 9 o’clock on a Friday night… and I’m in bed.  I’m ok with that.  This week has been full of work stress, and it’s been a struggle to stay on track with my mindful eating and movement, but I’m … Continue reading

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Touching my Toes!: Tales from the Mat

Tonight was the 3rd class in the Kripalu Yoga and the Meditation Basics Course that Ian and I have been taking with Sheila at Heartsong Yoga.  It has been a wonderful homecoming- to Heartsong, to the mat, and to my … Continue reading

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Running with the Sugar Dragon: On Being Present with and Understanding Cravings

“Instead of seeing our distress as the enemy, as something to get rid of…  we learn to view distress as our opportunity to see and to open.  To willingly reside in our distress, no longer resisting what is, is the … Continue reading

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Beyond the Cookie: On Not Eating My Stress

This morning I got up to get on the treadmill. I put my workout clothes on, came downstairs, got to the door and said, I can’t do this. I went back upstairs, changed back into my pajamas, and crawled back … Continue reading

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Lessons About Eating in Social Situations

I hope everyone had a wonderful celebrate-spring weekend, whatever your particular flavor!  I had the opportunity to spend time with a lot of extended family, celebrating Easter and Connor’s birthday.  The time involved a lot of social eating, and I … Continue reading

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Lessons from Going Gluten-Free and Practicing Mindful Eating

“Our body is precious. It is our vehicle for awakening. Treat it with care.” -Buddha It’s been a wonderful couple of days, and I’ve had a couple of experiences with mindful eating that have made me think about how going … Continue reading

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Embracing the Suck: Cultivating the Habit of Mindful Eating

“Embrace the suck.” Warning:  Tonight’s entry is a doozy, and could be potentially triggering for those of you who have eating issues as I do.  I know I appreciate these sort of warnings when I read about other people’s journeys. … Continue reading

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As I’m Learning to Run, He’s Learning to Walk

My son, who turned 1 on Monday, took his first real, honest-to-goodness steps today.  As I am learning to run, he is learning to walk.  It was a moment that made so clear for me how much strength I draw … Continue reading

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