Skinny mini: A yoga girls journey of disordered eating

"You have thick thighs, Kaila." My gymnastics coach must have seen my face because she took those words back as soon as she'd said them. "No. Thick thighs are a good thing for power as a gymnast. Look at Coach Melissa's thighs, they're nice and thick like yours!" I was 13 years old when my…

Confessions of a GRATEFUL YOGI: Bali Edition

The last three weeks of my life are the best three weeks I've ever lived. I won't lie, it wasn't all sunshine and rainbows and truth be told it can't always be that way.  Otherwise you wouldn't appreciate all the good in your life.  Regardless, I make the choice to be happy and grateful. Visiting…

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…

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…

10 life lessons I learned from my dog

For those of you who don't know it yet, I am mildly obsessed with my puppy. She's cute, fluffy, and she's also 5 months old and already one of my biggest teachers in life. Hunny Bunny, HB, or Hunny has done nothing but bring joy to my life and teaches me how to live my…