"ɪ ғᴏᴜɴᴅ ʏᴏɢᴀ ᴀʙᴏᴜᴛ 20 ʏᴇᴀʀs ᴀɢᴏ ᴡʜᴇɴ ɪ sᴜғғᴇʀᴇᴅ ғʀᴏᴍ ᴅᴇᴘʀᴇssɪᴏɴ ᴅᴜʀɪɴɢ ʟᴀᴡ sᴄʜᴏᴏʟ"

Meet @amylynnlohr sharing her #yogasavedmylife with us 💚 . . "Iᴛ ᴡᴀs ᴀɴ ɪɴᴛᴇʀᴇsᴛɪɴɢ ᴇxᴘᴇʀɪᴇɴᴄᴇ ᴀᴛᴛᴇɴᴅɪɴɢ ʟᴀᴡ Sᴄʜᴏᴏʟ ɪɴ ɴᴇᴡ ʏᴏʀᴋ ᴄɪᴛʏ. I ᴋɴᴇᴡ ʀɪɢʜᴛ ᴀᴡᴀʏ ɪᴛ ᴡᴀs ᴀ ᴍɪsᴛᴀᴋᴇ; ɪ ᴅɪᴅɴᴛ ʙᴇʟᴏɴɢ. Bᴜᴛ ɪ ʜᴀᴅ ᴀʟʀᴇᴀᴅʏ ᴛᴀᴋᴇɴ ᴏᴜᴛ sᴏ ᴍᴀɴʏ sᴛᴜᴅᴇɴᴛ ʟᴏᴀɴs ɪ ᴄᴏɴᴠɪɴᴄᴇᴅ ᴍʏsᴇʟғ ᴛʜᴀᴛ ɪ sʜᴏᴜʟᴅ ᴀᴛ ʟᴇᴀsᴛ ɢʀᴀᴅᴜᴀᴛᴇ ᴡɪᴛʜ ᴀ ᴅᴇɢʀᴇᴇ ᴛᴏ sʜᴏᴡ ғᴏʀ ɪᴛ ᴛʜᴀɴ ᴅʀᴏᴘ ᴏᴜᴛ ᴡɪᴛʜ ᴀʟʟ ᴛʜᴀᴛ ᴅᴇʙᴛ ғᴏʀ ɴᴏᴛʜɪɴɢ. Iᴛ ᴡᴀs ʜᴀʀᴅ. I ᴍᴀᴅᴇ ɪɴᴄʀᴇᴅɪʙʟᴇ ғʀɪᴇɴᴅs ᴛʜᴇʀᴇ ᴛʜᴏᴜɢʜ, ᴡᴇ ᴡᴇʀᴇ ᴀ ʟɪᴛᴛʟᴇ ᴍᴏᴛʟᴇʏ ᴄʀᴇᴡ, ᴄʀᴇᴀᴛɪᴠᴇ ᴍɪsғɪᴛs ᴛʜᴀᴛ sᴏᴍᴇʜᴏᴡ ғᴏᴜɴᴅ ᴏᴜʀ ᴡᴀʏ ᴛᴏ ᴇᴀᴄʜ ᴏᴛʜᴇʀ. Aɴᴅ ɪ sᴛᴀʀᴛᴇᴅ ᴛᴏ ᴅᴀʙʙʟᴇ ɪɴ ʏᴏɢᴀ . . I ᴘʀᴀᴄᴛɪᴄᴇᴅ ʙɪᴋʀᴀᴍ ᴇᴠᴇʀʏᴅᴀʏ ᴡɪᴛʜ ᴍʏ ᴅᴇᴀʀ ғʀɪᴇɴᴅ ᴡʜɪʟᴇ ᴡᴇ sᴛᴜᴅɪᴇᴅ ғᴏʀ ᴛʜᴇ ʙᴀʀ ᴇxᴀᴍ. Yᴏɢᴀ ᴡᴀs ᴍʏ ᴏɴʟʏ sᴏᴜʀᴄᴇ ᴏғ ᴊᴏʏ ᴅᴜʀɪɴɢ ᴛʜᴀᴛ ᴅᴀʀᴋ & sᴛʀᴇssғᴜʟ ᴛɪᴍᴇ. I ᴄᴀɴ ʜᴏɴᴇsᴛʟʏ sᴀʏ ɪᴛ ᴡᴀs ᴏɴᴇ ᴏғ ᴍʏ ʟᴏɴᴇʟɪᴇsᴛ ᴄʜᴀᴘᴛᴇʀs. . . Wʜᴇɴ ɪ ғᴀɪʟᴇᴅ ᴛʜᴇ ɴᴇᴡ ʏᴏʀᴋ ʙᴀʀ ᴇxᴀᴍ ʙʏ ᴏɴᴇ ǫᴜᴇsᴛɪᴏɴ, ɪᴛ ᴅɪᴅɴᴛ ᴍᴀᴋᴇ ᴍᴇ ғᴇᴇʟ ʙᴇᴛᴛᴇʀ ᴛʜᴀᴛ ɪ ᴘᴀssᴇᴅ ɴᴇᴡ ᴊᴇʀsᴇʏ. I sᴀɪᴅ ɪғ ɪᴍ ɢᴏɪɴɢ ᴛᴏ ʙᴇ ɪɴ ᴀʟʟ ᴛʜɪs ᴅᴇʙᴛ & ʙᴇ ᴍɪsᴇʀᴀʙʟᴇ, ɪ ᴍɪɢʜᴛ ᴀs ᴡᴇʟʟ ᴅᴏ ɪᴛ ʙʏ ᴛʜᴇ ʙᴇᴀᴄʜ. . . Wᴏʀᴋᴇᴅ ɪɴ ᴛʜᴇ ʟᴇɢᴀʟ ᴅᴇᴘᴀʀᴛᴍᴇɴᴛ ғᴏʀ ᴀ ᴄᴏᴍᴘᴀɴʏ ɪɴ sᴏᴜᴛʜ ʙᴇᴀᴄʜ ғʟᴏʀɪᴅᴀ & ᴇᴠᴇɴ ᴛʜᴏᴜɢʜ ɪ ғᴇʟʟ ɪɴ ʟᴏᴠᴇ ᴡɪᴛʜ ᴍɪᴀᴍɪ, ᴛʜᴇ ʟᴇɢᴀʟ ᴡᴏʀʟᴅ, ᴛʜᴇ ᴄᴏᴍᴘᴇᴛɪᴛɪᴠᴇ ᴄᴜʟᴛᴜʀᴇ & ᴄᴏɴsᴇʀᴠᴀᴛɪᴠᴇ ᴘʜɪʟᴏsᴏᴘʜʏ & ғɪɴᴀɴᴄɪᴀʟ ᴅᴇʙᴛ ʟᴇᴅ ᴍᴇ ᴏɴ ᴀ ʟᴏɴɢ ʀᴏᴀᴅ ᴏғ ʙᴀᴛᴛʟɪɴɢ sᴏᴍᴇ sᴇʀɪᴏᴜs ᴀᴅᴅɪᴄᴛɪᴏɴs, ᴛʜᴀᴛ sᴛᴀʀᴛᴇᴅ ʏᴇᴀʀs ʙᴇғᴏʀᴇ...ᴛʜᴀᴛ ᴡᴀs ᴀ ᴡᴀʏ ɪ ᴄᴏᴜʟᴅ ᴇsᴄᴀᴘᴇ ғʀᴏᴍ ᴍʏsᴇʟғ & ʀᴇᴀʟɪᴛʏ . . Yᴏɢᴀ sᴀᴠᴇᴅ ᴍᴇ. Yᴏɢᴀ ɢᴀᴠᴇ ᴍᴇ ᴄᴏᴜʀᴀɢᴇ. Tʜᴇ ᴍɪᴀᴍɪ ʏᴏɢᴀ sʜᴀʟᴀ & ᴛʜᴇ ғᴀᴍɪʟʏ ᴡᴇ ʜᴀᴅ ᴛʜᴇʀᴇ (ʏᴏᴜ ᴋɴᴏᴡ ᴡʜᴏ ʏᴏᴜ ᴀʀᴇ) ᴄʜᴀɴɢᴇᴅ ᴍʏ ʟɪғᴇ... I ᴡɪʟʟ ғᴏʀᴇᴠᴇʀ ғᴇᴇʟ ɪᴍᴍᴇɴsᴇ ɢʀᴀᴛɪᴛᴜᴅᴇ ғᴏʀ ᴛʜᴀᴛ sʜᴀʟᴀ, ғᴏʀ ᴍʏ ғɪʀsᴛ ʏᴏɢᴀ ᴛᴇᴀᴄʜᴇʀ ᴛʀᴀɪɴɪɴɢ & ᴛʜᴇ ʜᴏᴘᴇ ɪᴛ ɢᴀᴠᴇ ᴍᴇ. . . Sᴏ ᴛʜᴀᴛ's ᴛʜᴇ sᴛᴀʀᴛ ᴏғ ʜᴏᴡ ʏᴏɢᴀ ᴄʜᴀɴɢᴇᴅ ᴍʏ ʟɪғᴇ & ʀᴇsᴄᴜᴇᴅ ᴍᴇ ғʀᴏᴍ ᴄᴏᴍᴘʟᴇᴛᴇʟʏ ʟᴏsɪɴɢ ᴍʏsᴇʟғ...ᴛʜᴇ sᴛᴏʀʏ ɢᴏᴇs ᴏɴ & ᴏɴ ᴡɪᴛʜ ᴛᴡɪsᴛs & ᴛᴜʀɴs ᴀʟᴏɴɢ ᴛʜᴇ ᴡᴀʏ...ʙᴜᴛ ɴᴏᴡ ɪ ᴏᴡɴ ᴍʏ ᴏᴡɴ ʏᴏɢᴀ sᴛᴜᴅɪᴏ & ɪ ᴡɪsʜ ᴍʏ ʏᴏᴜɴɢᴇʀ sᴇʟғ ᴡᴏᴜʟᴅɴᴛ ʜᴀᴠᴇ ғᴇʟᴛ sᴏ sᴄᴀʀᴇᴅ & ᴀʟᴏɴᴇ. . . Bᴜᴛ ɴᴏᴡ ɪᴍ ʜᴇʀᴇ ᴛᴏ ʜᴇʟᴘ ʜᴇᴀʟ & sʜᴀʀᴇ Lɪɢʜᴛ & ʟᴏᴠᴇ ᴀɴᴅ ʟᴇᴛ ᴀɴʏᴏɴᴇ ᴇʟsᴇ ᴋɴᴏᴡ, ᴡʜᴏ ᴍᴀʏ ʙᴇ sᴜғғᴇʀɪɴɢ, ᴡʜᴏ ғᴇᴇʟs ᴛʀᴀᴘᴘᴇᴅ ɪɴ ᴀ ʟɪғᴇ ᴛʜᴀᴛs ɴᴏᴛ ᴛʜᴇɪʀ ᴏᴡɴ, ᴛʜᴀᴛ ɪᴛs Gᴏɪɴɢ ᴛᴏ ʙᴇ ᴏᴋ. Tʜᴇ ᴜɴɪᴠᴇʀsᴇ ʜᴀs ᴀ ᴘʟᴀɴ! Wᴇ ᴊᴜsᴛ ɴᴇᴇᴅ ᴛᴏ ᴋᴇᴇᴘ ᴛʜᴇ ғᴀɪᴛʜ, ᴛᴀᴋᴇ ᴅᴇᴇᴘ ʙʀᴇᴀᴛʜs, & ᴋᴇᴇᴘ ᴏɴ ᴋᴇᴇᴘɪɴɢ ᴏɴ ✨ . . Wʜᴀᴛs ʏᴏᴜʀ sᴛᴏʀʏ? . . Pᴄ: @wildbyhabit