2010. New beginnings. A fresh start. The year I turn 40. The year of the tiger, which is going to be a very favorable year for dogs (me). I woke up this morning giddy with anticipation. I'm going to accomplish things this year. This is the year the impossible becomes possible.
I went to 1130 class with Roberta. What ensued in the next 90 minutes was a disaster. My limbs were stiff and inflexible. My body was creaking, groaning moaning. Every posture hurt, even the breathing exercises. I felt like the rough year that was 2009 was breathing down my neck, robbing me of my fresh start. It raised a leg and kicked me in the ass. I staggered through a few more postures and it sucker punched me in the ear. I felt like I was wading through water. My breathing was raggedy and I was seeing spots. It felt like my first Bikram class ever. When class was over I sat on a bench in the lobby for 15 mins unable to move or speak.
Then after class I went to go get my daughter and got a speeding ticket. Crap. Not a good start to 2010. My daughter said "don't let this upset you. don't let today dictate your whole year. It's going to be a great year mom!"
She's right. It is going to be a great year. 2009 you may have shoved me down onto my mat today, and tried to follow me to 2010 but I'm standing back up, flipping you off. Good riddance, I'm done with you! The year of the tiger doesn't start til Feb 14th anyway. That's good right?