|~Mango Banana Coconut Raisin fruit salad|
Hello hello hello hello hello hello hello!
Last night I posted a post, but for some reason it did not post. Except now it magically re-appeared...
Anyways... I feel GREAT today! I am having a marvelous, splendid, amazing day. Want to know why? Of course you do.
Firstly, as I had posted in this mysteriously non-existent/magically reappearing post from last night in which I just deleted (it's probably cursed because it is Friday the 13th), I have decided that I want to start getting up really early in the mornings. I read some tips on becoming an early riser and basically you should go to bed only when your body is tired, but wake up at the same time every single day. Even on the weekends. I decided I want to start getting up around 5-5:30am for a few reasons. I've really, really tenderly beautifully magnificently wanted to start getting back into my yoga practice. It has been a while I must say. The mornings yield a spectacular opportunity for peace and solitude, as it is such a quiescent time of day. Most everybody is asleep and all that is animated are the birds, rising sun, dew on the grass and crisp, sweet air. Mmmm. So I want to start getting up early to just Be. To just breathe and observe life as it unfolds in the morning, before the busyness begins. I want to go for walks while it is quiet outside and the sun is just beginning to shine on the Earth.
So today I actually did wake up, sit up and stretch at 5:00am. But then it was really dark outside and I didn't know what to do so I, not without mental conflict, fell back asleep until 6:40am. I was a bit disappointed but still happy because that is a lot earlier than usual! I'll work on it though. So that's one of the reasons why I'm in a good mood today.
Another reason why I feel excellent is because I have been eating ALL RAW for like two days! Oh yeah! That's what I'm talkin' bout! The photo I posted is my breakfast :) Sliced yellow mango, sliced banana, a handful of raisins, a drizzle of flaxseed oil, a sprinkle of organic shredded coconut, a spoonful of hemp seeds and a dash of cinnamon. It was extraordinary.
I'm also just feeling extremely connected to myself. In more ways than one. I lied down on my floor and drew and doodled a bit last night... I've really been feeling the lack of art in my life these days so that really lifted me up a bit. Plus this lovely yoga I've been doing more of and I just feel so contemplative and philosophical these days about the Universe and outer space and life and love and beauty and wonderfulness, especially since my brother and I took his ginormous telescope out the other night and viewed the big bright beautiful moon and little wee far away Saturn. Sometimes I envision myself, let's say, floating on a lost rock up in the mysterious, cold, pitch-black nothingness up there in space; gazing down at the Earth amongst the moon and stars. The thought comforts me somehow, in an eerie sort of way. We are little wee organisms floating and spinning in Nowhere Land! Free your mind and soul and spirit and just live! Break those invisible chains that govern us!
My insides feel so jubilant and effervescent are iridescent because I'm off for like an entire week and it's so warm out today and I feel so great and awesome and AHHH!