The Yogis Path to Forgiveness

Forgiveness has been one of the greatest roads placed in my path that I have at times been pushed down, ran away from and slowly found again, only to stumble along eventually making small steps forward. Forgiveness has been such a significant force and source of...

Six Pack of Peaks-Mt. Wilson

I finally checked off one of my peaks in the Six Pack of Peaks Challenge. I thought Mt. Wilson would be a good peak to start off with. I thought it would be one of the easier climbs since the elevation is only 5,710. I thought it would be a 14 mile hike. I was wrong...

Five Years & Understanding

It's been five years today. Five years ago someone shot my and killed my dad. Five years ago my life changed forever. It was one of those moments where we split our history into two, before that day and after it. I have thought a lot about if and what I would write...

WIAW-Gluten & Soy Free Vegan Edition

Thank-you so much for all the responses and support for my last post about my migraines and reconfiguring a healthy diet for myself that was still vegan. I had a few questions about how I get enough protein in my diet now that I have cut out soy and wanted to share...

The Story of the Migraines: Is Veganism Healthy for Me?

A high amount of vegans or vegetarians return to eating animal products. According to this study, 84%, in fact. Ex-veganism is definitely a thing that concerns me. That percentage is high and makes me uncomfortable, sad, but also, empathetic. There is a part of me...

Run Through Redlands 2017

This past weekend, I ran my first race in 3 years. It was my 12th half-marathon and either the 4th or 5th time I ran the Run Through Redlands. It's one of my favorite races, but I have sat out the past couple of years. After running it in 2014, I got all dramatic and...

The Root Chakra & HOME

This past weekend I had the amazing pleasure of sharing my passion for the chakra system with a group of ladies at our Intro to the Chakras workshop. This was the only picture that I took because I was far too engrossed in our conversation, our sharing, our learning...

Why I Love the Chakras

Yoga has changed my life in so many ways. I started attending classes because I heard it could help me with all the issues I was having in body from running. I did indeed find relief for my back, foot and knees, but soon realized there was "something else." I have had...