Monthly Archives: December 2013

#flop

Last night, I finished my day with a challenging but detoxifying vinyasa class. I expected to sleep well and to be able to get up for an early class this morning. I was mistaken. Class went well and I felt … Continue reading

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#surrendering

This evening, I took a class called hot yin. It involves deep stretching and holding fewer poses for longer periods of time. I wanted to sweat a little bit more and to feel a little bit more fluid through the … Continue reading

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#walkingonair

I feel like I am walking on air . . . – Kerli Kõiv I had my first vinyasa yoga class tonight and I found that it agrees with me better than any other form of yoga I have tried. … Continue reading

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#youtalksenseaimeemullins

I have never been good at handling criticism because I tend to take everything personally. I always have. I try not to take things personally and not to take opinions or instructions as criticism, but I still do. I find … Continue reading

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#perfectpracticemakesperfect

My mother has told me – more than once – that I walk perfectly when I think about walking well. The visibility of my disability is drastically diminished when I pay attention to the way I walk and carry myself. … Continue reading

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#thegirlonfire

A couple of nights ago, I had a phone consultation with a career specialist and I brought up equal opportunity. She said that equal opportunity doesn’t mean that my disability will help me land a job. It means that potential … Continue reading

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#charming

‘There is nothing charming about a woman who cannot walk in her shoes.’ – Manolo Blahnik I recently completed work experience with a publishing company. Just before I started the internship, I spent several days looking for work-appropriate shoes. I … Continue reading

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