I am gonna be plain honest: I had a few rough days. I was a pain in the ass, to the whole world and to myself as well…I felt a lot of nausea and horrible pain in my stomach for a few days and I was also in a very bad mood cause I was missing all the fun of the new year celebrations, which is something most of the people hate but I actually adore… … I think my inner child loves new year eve the way the others inner children love christmas eve, sooo… let’s put it this way… It wasn’t me, I wasn’t bitchy, it was my very very disappointed inner child !
So… It’s late but I am gonna do it anyway
5 thing I loved of 2014
1) I graduated from university ( we say better late than never… )
2) I opened a yoga studio
3) I moved in with my boyfriend
4) I got three cats
5) I learned many asanas ( aka yoga postures )
5 things I hated of 2014
1) the first six months were difficult because I was still adjusting to living in menopause at my age which wasn’t really natural to me (BTW everyone was like: at least you are not having chemo, now I can say it: chemo is worse, but I still sincerely hate hot flashes with all my heart!)
2) when I started to feel normal again here it was… a recurrence… and from now on it’s an easy game
4) no yoga for 2 months after surgery
5) this is really easy: chemo
5 things I look forward to in 2015
(and this is what really matters, the five things I should repeat to myself every time I feel overwhelmed … )
1) I want our ( I opened it with a partner ) yoga studio to be super successful and to have tons of clients!
2) I want to start in september the class to become a yoga teacher myself !
3) I want to go to Greece, seat at a bar outside, during the sundown drinking a beer and eating saganaki (amazing fried cheese )
4) I want to go to the carnival of venice in a full typical gown
5) I would add a baby here… but there’s no way this is gonna happen any time soon, and adding a cat just would sound really silly… so… I write poems, and I hope at some point during the next year I will surprise myself sending one of my poems to a contest.
BTW The asana in the picture is a Bakasana, is not a complicated pose, but after the axillary dissection I wasn’t sure if I could have ever done it again (actually I did it like, 30 times in a row the day before the surgery, just in case…) and here I was today less than 3 months later doing it again ( not perfectly, but still… ) …. Often the things we love teach us something about life, I do love yoga, and yoga today taught me yet another time that I have to be faithful in myself and in the process as well….