Cleanse Day Seven

Cleanse Day 7: Clear, Stoned and Stuck I am enjoying a sense of clarity on so many levels. My body is feeling clear. As I moved through my yoga practice, my body moved with ease. I had nothing to compare … Continue reading

Cleanse Day Six

Cleanse Day 6: Game of Thrones Last night I swallowed 2 tablespoons of castor oil. Now, those of you that know me or have done yoga with me, know of my love of castor oil for healing the body. If … Continue reading

Cleanse Day Five

Day Five: I Find My Stride It was difficult to get up this morning, but once I did I was feeling pretty good. The last 4 Tablespoons of ghee went down pretty easy and without a belly ache. Treated myself … Continue reading

Cleanse Day Four

Day 4: Exhaustion Last night I arrived home late from my uncle’s funeral. After a day of intense emoting and sitting in a car for 6 hours, I was really tired. I woke this morning at 10am. I began my … Continue reading

Peter Warshall – Tribute

Updates and links to tributes and memorials about Peter. June 6th, 2013 — Northern Jaguar Project remembers Peter Warshall. This is a great read about his work with my aunt and Jaguars. June 9th, 2013 — Central Coast Bioneers remembers Peter … Continue reading

Cleanse Day Three

Day 3: Tribute, Funeral, Emotions & Travel I arose with purpose and went through my practice with dedication. Through it all was the sense of fortifying myself for the day’s travel and work. I love my family dearly, but family … Continue reading

Cleanse Day Two

Day 2: Inertia & creativity As a part of the cleanse, the suggestion is to wake with the rising sun or before. So far, that has been next to impossible, even though I have set the alarm for it. I … Continue reading

Cleanse Day One

Day 1 : dealing with dietary shifts, grief and loss I began with: cleaning my tongue hot water with lime neti (cleaning of the nose with water) followed by nasya oil (special ‘medicated’ oil to keep the nasal passageways moist) garshana … Continue reading


Even though it feels a little like summer here in Tucson, it is Spring and it is time to Cleanse. I decided that I want to use this blog to share with everyone the effects of a cleanse. I am … Continue reading


This week, my husband and I had to put our beloved dog Cleo to sleep. No amount of practice could have prepared me for the loss that I am feeling. There is a gaping hole in the middle of my … Continue reading