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Growing Up on Throw Back Thursday

Growing Up on Throw Back Thursday…

My 49th birthday is in a few days. I found this photo from a blog post in July of last year, under which was typed, “I don’t wanna grow up.”

Well, because we all have to grow up and make our mark doing it, I thought I might share a few lesser known things about me, my life, my family, and my mark on the world.

  • President William McKinley is my great, great, great Uncle by marriage.
  • I’ve been a vegetarian for 24 years.
  • When I was 15, my Dad took me to a Frank Sinatra concert. During a quiet moment, I stood up and yelled, “I love you, Frankie!”
  • Four out of the seven members of my family have had cancer. None of us needed chemo and all of us are survivors.
  • I’ve met two famous people…Celine Dion and John Tesh.
  • My favorite number is seven and here’s why:
    • I was born in the 7th month of 1967
    • There are 7 years between me and my only sister
    • There are 7 people in my immediate family
    • There are 7 chakras
    • And now, I get to include this: 7×7=49

But, I still don’t wanna grow up.

growing up

That Yoga Moment

that yoga moment

 

 

I have recently discovered a moment in my yoga practice¬†that feels really, really good.¬†It occurs during Sun Salutation when my hands meet high over my head before I swan dive into a forward fold. There is a brief pause at my highest point, a breath, and a release. It’s really quite cool. I look forward to that moment and enjoy repeating it.

I like to think of it as a moment to identify with my Crown Chakra. And it is no wonder that it feels so good. Apparently, in that moment, I am closely identifying with empathy, unity, and the deepest part of my being.

Sounds good to me.