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Monthly Archives: October 2011
I’m sitting in the coldest room in the house, sipping hot ginger tea, pretending that it isn’t on its way to 80 degrees outside. I love this time of year, even in LA (though, admittedly, I love it less here … Continue reading
This is my son, Aidan. He was born on October 13, 2010, so last week was his first birthday. He’s a big boy now. It took us 15 months to get pregnant and I was incapacitated for about 4/5 of … Continue reading
Yesterday, Aidan and I took Reba out for a pee in the morning. It was a beautiful day, not yet too hot but warm enough to be in short-sleeves, and sunny. We wandered up the block to Reba’s favorite spot … Continue reading
Welcome to It’s Not About The Chair. I’m Lyena Strelkoff, a storyteller, performer, speaker, and coach. I believe our stories — the ones we’ve lived, that we can’t believe we made it through, or can’t stop laughing about, or just … Continue reading
Today is the nine-year anniversary of the fall that paralyzed me. It’s been an unpredictable day in the past. The first year felt so momentous I could hardly breathe all day. The second was utterly, and surprisingly, glorious. We went … Continue reading