Colonoscopy during A Pandemic

Colonoscopy during A Pandemic

Nothing sounds more fun than a camera tour of your colon. I deal with a lot of gastrointestinal issues, and I have for the majority of my life. Among other things, I had a cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal) in 2015, and ever since then, my issues have been quite worse. Through copious amounts of testing, we [...]

Your Yoga Mat May Be Trying to Kill You and The Earth

Your Yoga Mat May Be Trying to Kill You and The Earth

Your yoga breath shouldn't choke the earth. Did you know that a lot of yoga mats, especially inexpensive ones, are made with PVC, polyvinyl chloride. It is a type of lightweight plastic. As with any king of plastic, it is filled with toxic chemicals, and it is not biodegradable. So, not only are you deeply [...]

This is Going to Be A Stretch: All Things Yoga at Home

This is Going to Be A Stretch: All Things Yoga at Home

Namaste and all that. Yoga, for me, is like that old t-shirt that fits so well and makes you feel great, but for some reason keeps ending up in the back of the closet. I tend to get more diligent about my daily practice during times of stress or during a physical low point, but [...]

5 Ways to Stay Sane in Isolation

5 Ways to Stay Sane in Isolation

I am a professional shut-in. From chronic illness to multiple surgeries, I've had many, many periods of time where I've been forced to just stay put for days, weeks, months on end. So, I'd like to offer you my 5 tips for not losing your marbles. 1. Remember that this is temporary. I know that [...]