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Arete Shrine Dedicated to the Healers Dedicated to Being my Very Best Self Healing of Body, Mind, and Spirit
Still doing my thing.  I've been focusing more on stretching and flexibility, and yes, even muscle building.  It's too cold for me to jog and the cardio workouts that I do have don't work as well as jogging in terms of fat burning.  However, I'm going to keep on building up that muscle and endurance so I can jog further come warm weather.

I've been stretching and doing yoga 4-6 times a week, and I've noticed a significant change in my body.  It's only been 30 days, give or take.  I'm way more flexible than I used to be.  It's great.  I don't pop like I used to.  I'm not as stiff.  Especially my back.  I have greater hope for improving my terrible posture that I used to.  It's a lot easier to work with polymer clay than a piece of wood, right?

Overall, I've been doing better with my diet, too.  Although I still have cheat foods in th…

Workout Journal 21

Nine days in and I'm doing pretty well with one of my 2019 Tries--stretching and yoga every morning.  Or most mornings anyway.  Gotta get limber!  Especially my right hip, it's so stiff and inflexible, whereas my left hip has always been the limber one. 

Last night, my usual 8th of the month rituals was interrupted when one of my Gods said, "TAROT!"  So I taroted.  Saw an image of Shiva and drew cards that kept repeating a need for a new relationship, build that relationship.  You'll reach your goals. 

This coincides with a dream that I had last week, where I sat in front of Shiva, knee to knee, and He joined His stomach with mine, indicating that He was feeding my will power.  An answer to my prayers, as I had feared of falling back to old habits and not reaching my exercise and dance goals.  So now Shiva is here to help me stay on track and use my will power for good, instead of laziness. 

Since I lack shrine space, I'm on the hunt for a picture of Shiva that …