The story of a crash test ashtangi

I’m a 28 year old nursing student who has been doing ashtanga periodically since 2003. In between these great periods of doing ashtanga, I’ve also been practicing the fine arts of drinking heaps of red wine and smoking cigarettes. Closing in on the venerable age of thirty, I decided it was time to kick the bad habits and approach my future as a registered nurse with a more…appropriate lifestyle.

So a couple of days ago I quit smoking, and today at 06:00 am, I was back on the mat for the first time in seven months. I can’t say it felt great. It felt more like being hit by a ton of bricks, followed by an unknown force that stretched my limbs to a point that would have made Mr. Fantastic envious.

I have a lot of work ahead of me, and it is with an emotional mixture of excitement and anxiousness that I have stepped onto the mat once again. Hopefully this blog will prevent yet another crash and help me keep up a daily routine of ashtanga.

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~ by crashtangi on January 24, 2007.

One Response to “The story of a crash test ashtangi”

  1. go Crashtangi go! good luck and remember a bad practice is always followed by a better one!!

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