Confessions of a Miscarrying Yogi Pt.2

I woke up this morning feeling numb. Yesterday I felt content but everyday is different for me. The only similarity with every morning is the sheer exhaustion. It doesn't matter if I sleep for 9 hours or 4 hours the exhaustion is just the same. I had a migraine for three days strait but thankfully…

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Confessions of a Miscarrying Yogi

Imagine the worst pain you've ever felt. It could be emotional, physical, or mental. Maybe you broke a bone, cracked your skull, had your heart broken or a bad case of food poisoning. Now imagine this pain times 1000 on an emotional, physical and mental capacity and you'll understand what its like to have a…

Confessions of a Pregnant Yogi

*Warning: Before you continue reading, this blog post discusses the culturally taboo topic of having a pregnancy,abortion and miscarriage. If this offends you or disturbs you for whatever reason, I'd advise you to stop reading now. This blog comes from the heart and is a way of me dealing with the situation. Writing and yoga…

Puerto Rico- Beaches,Resorts and Locals- Oh my!

I spent 11 days and 10 nights on the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. The weather is always perfect for a pair of shorts and a bikini. You can find a coconut to crack open on every corner if you’re in the need of hydration.  Even if you have no riches other than the clothes…

Mofongo and 4 Other Travel Tips Before You Visit Puerto Rico

A few days ago, I came back from a 10 day journey through the breathtaking island of Puerto Rico.  Only 100 miles long by 35 miles wide in diameter, I covered a lot of ground while trekking through the rainforest, mountains and beautiful beaches. My journey started on the east coast followed by taking a…

Grow with the plateau

I've been recently inspired by one of my former professors, Dr.Tom Fisher. He's inspired me in many different ways-mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually.  He always had a way of promoting  self-improvement, confidence and determination to students. Throughout the semester, he provided several reading suggestions including, The Way of The Champion by sports psychologist, Jerry Lynch.…

Want to Save the World? Be your Own Bumblebee

This post was originally published for IDEAS for US CLICK HERE TO CHECK IT OUT “The more you learn, the more your eyes open…with the burden of knowing you can help open up the eyes of those who don’t know.”  The words of biology graduate, environmental advocate and NASCAR driver, Leilani Munter, a headlining speaker for…