Am I a glutton for punishment!? No way! Namaste! 🙂

A Yogini Transformed

I am embarking on my second Bikram Yoga challenge. The first challenge was almost two years ago in February 2012, just a few months after I started my yoga practice.

To be honest, I never imagined I would be motivated to do another challenge. The first challenge was very beneficial but also tough on my body, mind, spirit and family life. Although I felt accomplished in a mindful and self-aware sort of way upon completing the first challenge, my ego also said, “Well, you did it. You proved you could do it. No need to do that again.”

So I held fast to that egocentric attitude until recently when I started feeling defeated by life and overwhelmed by my responsibilities.

You see, in addition to having a regular 9 to 5 job, I have been writing non-stop on my other blog for 21 months. Over 320 blog posts in 90 weeks…

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  1. Paula, I meant to tell you, I read your book and I am so glad, for you and your son, that you got away from that monster!


    • Thank you, Susan. If I think on the specifics of the past too often, I cringe at the person I was and what I subjected my son to. I’m glad that person no longer exists and that my son was afforded a better life free from torment, drama and potential harm. Hopefully, you’ll get to meet us one day. Armando has lots of questions about being a vegetarian. Questions I am not equipped to answer fully. 🙂 ❤


    • 🙂

      Well feel free to ask me whatever questions he has. 🙂


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