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Lessons Learned

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This weekend marks off my last official “full weekend of Yoga Teacher Training”. Meaning, Saturday and Sunday. Next weekend we have a special training that is optional (I opted, instead, to go to Vail with my husband) and the following weekend we just have YTT on Saturday- it will be “Graduation Day”

So alas, I’m feeling pretty happy about this being my last full weekend of YTT. Have I mentioned that I am DONE with it, yet? I’m officially yoga-d out. I know I’m yoga-d out when I opt to go for a run (which NEVER happens) instead of go to a yoga class.

That said, the final 6 sessions of YTT look super interesting:

– Therapeutics, which, as a therapist, I’m super interested in learning more about
– Healing Touch
– Ethics
– The Business of Yoga
– Dharma Sharing
– Living Your Yoga

Hopefully they’ll give me something interesting to blog about. Because I’m worried I’m running out of content. I wasn’t even sure what to post today for you all today?

Hmmm…I’ve got a picture of a spring pasta salad I made yesterday that was DIVINE.

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This hunk of goodness contained leeks, garlic, shiitake mushrooms, greens, peas, broccoli and gluten-free penne. It was the perfect solution to a desire to have spring ingredients but on a chilly day.

The other thing I could post is one of the biggest lessons I learned this week.

On Thursday, I went to my favorite fish taco place with my husband and a friend. Problem was, we didn’t get the memo that it is “Kids Eat Free Thursday”. The normally super chill place was overrun by screaming children. I had to double check the menu to make sure we weren’t at Chucky Cheese.

Now, that said, I should clarify- since I haven’t posted on this subject before- it’s not that I have anything against children. Really.

But they are pretty foreign to me. They scare me. They can be loud. They can be messy. Especially on Thursday evening. It wasn’t a pleasant dining experience.

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So, note to self: Don’t go to Wahoo Fish Taco on Thursdays.

Afterwards, I broke out into a mass of hives. I wasn’t sure if it was the children, or the shrimp salad I had. This is now the second time since I’ve started eating seafood again that I’ve broke into hives after I’ve had shellfish.

Note to self: I’ve either developed an allergy to shellfish, or to children.

Happy Saturday!

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Author: vitadventure

30-something psychotherapist, yoga teacher, wife, shelter dog "Mom", yogi, traveler, wine and food lover

One thought on “Lessons Learned

  1. Thanks for making me smile this morning! Enjoy your last week!

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