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  1. Next Adventure: Thailand

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    March 11, 2018 by Darlene McC

    It’s been a while, Internet. As I’ve had less desk in my life I’ve had more fitness, more friends, and …
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  2. Goals are like Rock Climbing

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    January 16, 2017 by Darlene McC

    Two weeks ago, like many of us, I was contemplating my goals for the coming year. Gazing out the window …
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  3. This week’s episode

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    August 16, 2016 by Darlene McC

    Did you know I have a YouTube channel. Well, I do.  And I’m pretty proud of this week’s episode (despite …
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  4. Eye See… Everything

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    July 24, 2016 by Darlene McC

    I posted earlier this week that I’ve been having some complications with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome related symptoms.  That my ortho give …
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  5. The Long Haul and the Re-boot

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    September 4, 2015 by Darlene McC

    So this is my re-boot post. I miss UA and I want to write again. About fitness; about the struggle to care for yourself and one another; about what it’s like to want to live wildly, but be chained to a keyboard for far too many hours. Strategies for breaking free but still living responsibly, and the challenge of loving beer but not my high body composition.

  6. Typey Typey

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    January 4, 2015 by Darlene McC

    Happy New Year, Amazons! I’m sorry 2014 was so quiet.  About 9 months ago a few major projects fell into …
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  7. #100trainingdays Day 10 – Heavy Lifting

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    May 21, 2014 by Darlene McC

    Thanks to Coach Nick, today I back squatted 65lbs and benched 75lbs 8 reps for 5 sets – for the …
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That feeling when your students work hard for their progress 😃 . . #alignmentfirst #alignmentyoga #lunaalignmentyoga @luna_alignment_yoga #progressnotperfection #yogateacher @gyosca @phoenixculturefitness #coachmentality #growthmindset
Last week @equinox asked how I make my life like a work of art ~ for me it's meditation. Meditation allows me the clarity of mind to stay in the present moment, appreciate the beauty around me, and stay in a space of gratitude. . . Real talk: I'm prone to be a but blue, by disposition. I've suffered from depression, and having a condition (#eds) that causes chronic pain exacerbations that problem. I've tried many things over the years, and meditation is one of the most consistent ways to keep my mood even and my head clear. ( 👀 my story for daily tips and meditation reminders) . . This beautiful #tt to #kohphagan #thailand and my time spent with @luna_alignment_yoga ~ our last day is a field trip to a local waterfall to relax and connect with nature... and, of course, meditate! . . . #Meditation #meditate #lunayoga #lunaalignmentyoga #alignmentyoga #focusonyourbreath #selfcareisselflove #iamnotmyillness #EhlersDanlos #teameqx
Kettlebell aftermath. Strongfirst 1, here I come.
#greenwichaveeqx is always #poweredbypride - but kicking it up a notch today with some flower power. . . #pride
Beginning my next adventure . . #yoga #yogateacher #alignmentyoga #alignmentfirst #lunayoga #lunaalignmentyoga #yogaeverydamnday
Sometimes you just need a change in perspective 🤔 . . . I haven't posted much the last few months as I underwent some huge personal transformations. Some days have been a struggle; other days the progress has been obvious. Through it all my meditation and self care have let me see my own resiliency. They've taught me to look beyond my flitting thoughts to my deeper self and work to my real truths. They've also shown me that much of life is what I do with it and how I interpret what's happening around me. . . . Life also continues to reinforce that a little bit more strength and a lot of humor go a long way. 💪🤪😎 aaaand: First post in the new apartment!! Enjoy that dramatic lighting. . . . #headstand #handstand #meditationmonday #meditate #meditation #progress #progressnotperfection #strong #strongwoman #yoga #EhlersDanlos #Hypermobilityehlersdanlossyndrome #heds #myillnessdoesnotdefineme #yogaeverywhere #alignmentyoga @luna_alignment_yoga #lunayoga #lunaalignmentyoga #changeyourheartchangeyourmind