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Mary Eastland's Blog Blog Tools Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 08-29-2009 04:57 AM
Mary Eastland
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In General Training while injured Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #43 New 01-31-2016 01:37 PM
With Megan breaking her foot and Charlie not falling because a very sore knee we have been focusing on training with the body you have on any given day. Why should we wait until we feel perfectly healthy to train?

As Morihei Ueshiba said, "Heaven is right where you are standing and that is the place to train."
I see this to mean we can train anywhere and at any time and to mean that by accepting our body, mind and spirit as they are in the now we do the best we can with conditions at hand.

I have seen Anne train with remnants of a migraine and I regularly train when I am triggered to near panic. Linda, the oldest living member of the dojo, has trained through dental work and a very sore shoulder. Dora's back was very sore this week so she moved more slowly but not anymore deliberately that she always does.

We are all welcome on the mat unless we are contagious or throwing up because we all know there is absolutely no "hurling" on the mat.
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#2 02-03-2016 05:17 AM
Thank you.
#1 02-01-2016 11:44 PM
Jisen Aiki Says:
Lovely post!

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