In The Night

as written July 2, 2013 Last night I was overcome with anxiety so fierce and strong it took everything in me not to succumb to a full fledge anxiety attack. That’s never happened before. I’ve never been awoken in the middle of the night by feelings that I haven’t allowed myself to feel. Well…that changed. […]

“Let It Go,” She Said

as written April 25, 2013 As she hugged me goodbye at the end of the Yoga Therapy Teacher Training course just completed. Aparigraha (letting go, essentially) has been my Yama since day one there… And all my chakras work was centered on the first – rooting. Grounding. And as I drove home, leaning on her encouragement, […]

Things That Go Bump In The Night

as written April 2, 2013 A lot of thoughts and feelings, these days. I find I am very open…not raw, per se…just – sensitively open. I am touched easily and often by gratitude and yet also my stress rises in a very unwelcome way. My place of work has become very high stress, so much […]

An Offering

as written January 31, 2013 One of my most favorite women and bloggers, Courtney Kendrick of sent out a request for posts about pornography addiction. I sent her one of my stories, and it was included in an amazing series that she posted during the month of February of 2013. The powerful and humbling […]

Ecstatic Misery

as written November 25, 2012 Fear fear fear fear fear. “Monica, people in your situation are usually ecstatic. You are miserable.” W. said in response to my fear-filled explanations of the previous weekend – you know, the first time we said, “I love you.” And she was right. I don’t want to bring into this new relationship […]

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