JUST READ IT

thanks everyone for the book recommendations, keep them coming! here's some that have peaked my interest:

1) Atlas Shrugged- Ayn Rand
2) Spook- Mary Roach
3) Heart Shaped Box- Joe Hill
4) The Graveyard book- Neil Gaiman
5) Neuromancer- William Gibson
6) Another Roadside Attraction- Tom Robbins
7) Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrel- Susannah Clarke
8) Anathem - Neal Stephenson




So, I did it. I squashed my nerves and went to Samadhi on weds and had a great time!  Nice people. Talented people! I really dont know what i was worried about... yeah, theres a learning curve but everyone was so helpful and patient.  
To get there you actually have to go inside Boca Hawaii and there's a stairwell that leads to the loft.  When I walked in, the guy at the Boca counter was like, "upstairs?". :)  I already had a good feeling about this place if I look like I belong "upstairs". 
And then, upon entering, I see crash mats on the floor and traps and silks hanging from the ceiling and a pile of exercise balls in the corner... I feel like I know what my goal in life is now. What an amazing place! /(* u * )/
And did I get my butt kicked?  Hell yes. (If you think you're pretty strong, try a dozen push ups and then try to straddle up on the trap without looking like a baby! T___T ) but it was a good butt kicking.  I learned a new climb and a variety of other exercises that i plan to do throughout the week.  I also found out I can hula hoop even after not picking one up in over a decade, haha. My arms- I can't lift them today but for some reason I feel happy. I'm so glad I went! 




Stomach sinking, my feet are off the ground, a moment of eternity suspended in the breeze. Until I descend towards the ground, close in, come down and crash straight into your lungs. There’s a chamber of glass that you put in my mind and I find it real hard to control sometimes, but I shallow my breath, I withdraw my tongue. Every gallop leads to a change in pace, every change leads to leap of faith. Give me the strength to face this. Adrenaline, it can be so cruel, can you feel it in your heart it’s defeating you. Every change leads to a leap of faith. My feet are desperately taking these steps that I then retrace, and my blood it raced like stallions.

4 comments:

  1. Do you know @kariume? I don't know if she still goes, but I think she used to practically live there. She's awesome so if you don't know her you should get to know her. Also seriously inked and super smart.

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    1. she sounds like a badass, hope we get to meet one day! :D

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  2. I've added this book to my library fodder list after hearing both Alton Brown and John Hodgman recommend it on AB's podcast: _The Minotaur Takes a Cigarette Break_

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    1. if AB recommends, must be good! thanks!

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