Category Archives: injury

Sometimes we stop

Life doesn’t always go as planned.  Sometimes we are stopped. This was the plan:  Go to yoga teacher training on Friday night and learn modifications for sun salutations (that happened).  Go to Global Mala at the Vulcan on Saturday morning … Continue reading

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I am a runner

I am a runner.   That has been my athletic identity since high school.  Running didn’t require any flying objects, no deep water, nothing complicated.  It just required a decent pair of running shoes and a place to run.  I … Continue reading

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Yoga chronicles: The gift of injury

It’s been a while since I posted.  I’ve been traveling and have been cleaning out my house.  November was busy and December is proving to be as well.  I can’t believe that the semester is over at UA and that … Continue reading

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Opportunity, a year later

Last summer after I tore my hamstring two people told me that I would find opportunities in my injury. I don’t remember who told me that but I can narrow it down to the likely candidates. A month after that … Continue reading

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Generous spirits and Angels among us: Luray (Post 4)

I don’t really remember a time in my life when I was not aware of the concept that there are angels around us, watching over us, protecting us. Likewise, I have been surrounded by people who have generous spirits and … Continue reading

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Reflections on an unfinished race: Lessons Learned

As I mentioned a few days ago, I planned on completing my first sprint triathlon since my surgery. It was not meant to be.  I didn’t finish because I panicked in the water.  I did complete the bike, however.  I … Continue reading

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Ride of Silence 2012

Tonight was the Ride of Silence, not only in Tuscaloosa, but around the world. This is the fourth year that the ride has taken place in Tuscaloosa.  The Ride of Silence is a silent procession to honor cyclists who have … Continue reading

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