Reblog Number One

The online bikram community has given me so much that I am not sure where I would be without it. I love it – i.e., all of you – desperately. Except when I come across a post I wish I had written. I know; that doesn’t sound like me, does it, since I have no ego. Puzzling. But even so, when I find a blog post that manages to trump my own blog objective of being 100% honest even when it’s uncomfortable I almost can’t stand it. Anyway, yoginis and yogimen, I give you Lisa Jones and her blog post (and her 59 comments and counting – hmpf) proving that she is a better bad yogi than me.

Just here. Just now.

Let’s be honest, everyone lies on their blog.

O.K., that might be an exaggeration but only a slight one. Everyone leaves things out or pretties up the truth.

I realized something disconcerting the other day. My blog makes me out to be a pretty enlightened, kick-ass yogi.

So not true.

I am trying to be an enlightened, kick-ass yogi and that is why I write about the things I do. This blog has kind of become my version of those dorky manifestation boards. But between the back-bending and the advice (hey, she asked!) I am sort of strutting around here.

So, let me clear some things up and let you in on the ugly bits.

But first, here’s a photo of me falling down.

18 Reasons I am a Bad Yogi

18.  There are a lot of yoga postures in which I look like a disoriented octopus, however, you…

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3 responses

  1. Yes, yes and YES. I always get blog ideas after reading other blogs. Then I think… “Is this cheating?” “Am I allowed to use them for inspiration?” And then I realize that we’re all reading the same blog posts and maybe I just shouldn’t.

    But maybe I will anyway. 🙂

    • I think it’s a truly loving and immediate way of letting someone know why and how their observations triggered more observations for you. (Plus you appeal to their ego which is a good way to make friends.) And also it means I can take a break from having original thoughts myself – very welcome!

      By the way, this is the first time I have reblogged but I asked permission first.

      Did you blog today?

      ;))

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