So I officially started the original yoga challenge with Erin Motz yesterday. It was hips so lots of hip openers. Which meant lots of double and half pigeon. When I first tried double pigeon, I was in pain! My hips felt like they were punishing me for what I was doing to them and my… Continue reading 90DOY ~ Day 1
Mental training update. I try to apply more creative thinking in my route reading ability.
Today I embark on a journey that will test me to my limits - maybe beyond my limits.
The beginning of my mental training journey.
The sun peeked through the trees and everything was right. As the light shone through, it bounced here and there, hitting grass and flowers and insects alike. Until it reached Hayley. Unlike the grass and flowers and insects, the light framed Hayley in a honeyed light. She turned her head to this light and basked in its warmth. Her black coat gleaming, her ears perked up. Hayley was a dog then that knew her place in the world. Her body relaxed, her cheeks lightly puffing, she emanated calm and peace. And then she looked back at me, holding my phone as I captured her perfect image. And through her sweet brown eyes, I saw intelligence and thoughts that only she would ever know. And I could only guess at.
This little extract shows only a fraction of what I see in Hayley. She is my first dog, so she is…
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Where do they go and what do they get up to?
The daily battle between my mind and my body.