A Day in the Life, Version 1:
My alarm goes off. It’s 6 a.m., and even though it is still pitch black outside, I turn over, wipe the sleep out of my eyes, and get out of bed feeling refreshed. I stretch out my yoga mat and sit down, beginning my practice with a few om’s and some stretches before moving on to sun salutations and some more vigorous asanas. After working up a sweat, I cool down in one of my favorite restorative poses for my final resting pose, then close my practice with a few minutes of meditation. . .
A Day in the Life, Version 2:
My alarm goes off. It’s 6 a.m. It’s still pitch black outside, but if I want to practice yoga before work, then I have to get up now. My body feels like lead, and I would prefer to sleep for the rest of the day. I reset the alarm and promise myself that I’ll exercise after work, even though deep down inside, I know there is a very good chance this won’t happen, and I know very much that I ought to just get up. An hour later, my alarm goes off again, and I curse before grudgingly turning over. I stretch my stiff toes and the soles of my feet against the bed sheets while I put off the inevitable. My body feels worn. . .
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