Wednesdays have been a bittersweet day for me as long as I can remember. For a lot of kids, Wednesday marked “hump day” or the middle of the week, which signified that we just had to get through the last part of the week before the weekend. For me, Wednesdays were always shrouded by feelingsContinue reading “Wednesdays”
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Why Yoga Warrior?
Putting myself out there and being open about my cancer journey is different for me. I went through my treatment having two separate sides of my life; my “average” life, and my cancer life. The Cancer Yogi is my pursuit in blending the two sides of myself. I think that when we go through somethingContinue reading “Why Yoga Warrior?”
“Due to your medical history…”
Since cancer and treatment take a toll on your body, I have heard the title said to me countless times. Something that you view as unrelated, like a sore throat, may be elevated a tad more “due to your medical history”. This may mean a CT scan or MRI, further testing, or extra precautions justContinue reading ““Due to your medical history…””
Scars on the Body Don’t Need to Be Scars on the Soul
Everyone has scars. Sometimes these scars are visible on the body – scars from surgery, sickness, abuse, self-harm, etc. Other scars are purely internal; ones that are not seen by the naked eye, but felt intensely by the one who carries them – scars from relationships, military service, abandonment, etc. There is a lot ofContinue reading “Scars on the Body Don’t Need to Be Scars on the Soul”
Why am I here?
Hello world, my name is Lauren. You may be thinking, “Another yoga blog. Why do we need another one of those?” Well, hopefully my angle is unique and offers something up to the yoga-blog-world that wasn’t there before. A little bit of background: at the age of 14, my budding teenage life was shaken byContinue reading “Why am I here?”