Ree Visanian (treebones) wrote,
Ree Visanian
treebones

Small personal victories.

There is a yoga pose called sarvangasana, or shoulder stand ( http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRZGIl6kMho3itCru1oZahN849jpbF5AK8dHUamVQY5N-t-IrKW ).

I lost the ability to get into this pose unassisted when I gained weight after my mom died. I stopped trying for a while. Yesterday, I tried again and managed it without any trouble. (My form is for crap, but you can't *improve* form when you can't get into the pose at all.)

Yay. Move done. Job hunt moving forward. Body slowly but surely getting back on track. Light dating resulting in no blood, flames, or wailing.

The forward progress feels turtle-slow, but I am suspecting that the progress is also turtle-solid.
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