Yoga And Me

If you would have told me a couple of years ago that I would be into Yoga I would have just laughed. I was always the last person to be picked for teams in PE at school. I am so uncoordinated and not great at following instructions or sequences. So I just never thought yoga and me would be a good match.

But my sister had been doing yoga for over a year and kept saying how wonderful it was and figure wise, she has had real visible results from it. Even so, I still had my reservations and thought, no that ain’t for me. Although I liked the idea of being able to say I do Yoga.

Continuing to hear how much my sister loved yoga, which she does on the Daily Yoga App I thought why not give it a go. I know that I wouldn’t keep up with actual Yoga classes as that’s not me, so if I was to do anything, it would have to be something that would fit in around my lifestyle and the app you can use anywhere, at a time that suits you.

So I tried it and for moral support, my husband did a few of the app workouts with me. To my surprise I really liked it and so did my husband. Even the children have joined in with the odd yoga session and my youngest is a real natural.

I have only been doing it for a month now, but in the first week I lost 3lbs, I haven’t lost any more weight than that. But what I have noticed is that I am wearing more of a size 10 in dresses rather than my usual size 12. So I guess it must be toning me more than anything.

The biggest thing that I have noticed is how it makes me feel in my mind. I am prone to anxiety and what I have noticed is that it makes me feel so much better in myself. If I have a day that I am dreading and I do some yoga first thing in the morning, I feel like I can get through the day. It feels like my go-to thing, that I know makes me feel good.

I am very early on in my yoga journey and feel like a complete novice- but we all have to start somewhere. I will revisit this post in the coming months to let you know how I get on with it. But I can honestly say that yoga is the best thing I have ever started. If you do yoga, I would love to hear how it has benefited you? Or if you are thinking about starting yoga, don’t be put off, if I can do it, anyone can.

Liddy x

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  1. Michelle
    August 13, 2018 / 11:45 am

    I’m going to try this app too!! Something that fits into my daily routine of sewing and chores is a great idea..
    Thanks Liddy x

    • Liddy
      August 13, 2018 / 12:44 pm

      Thanks for your comment, Michelle. I really enjoy the app and hope you do too. Let me know how you get on with it! Liddy xx

  2. fiona
    August 13, 2018 / 12:29 pm

    Your blog looks gorgeous…love watching your stories xx

    • Liddy
      August 13, 2018 / 1:07 pm

      Thanks so much, Fiona, that’s so kind of you. I’m pleased you like my stories, that means so much to me. Liddy xx

  3. August 13, 2018 / 5:02 pm

    Your blog looks beautiful and I look forward to reading more!

    • Liddy
      Author
      August 13, 2018 / 10:45 pm

      Kirstie thank you so much for leaving a comment, means so much to me. I’m glad you like it! Liddy xxx

  4. Natasha
    August 14, 2018 / 12:11 pm

    Your blog looks beautiful!! Look forward to reading more!

    • Liddy
      Author
      August 14, 2018 / 12:23 pm

      Thank you so much, Natasha, for taking the time to comment. Hugely appreciated and I am glad you like it! Liddy xx

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