Foolish Child #28: Foolish Yoga

Foolish Child is a biweekly comic series by Dickens

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I am a queer coparenting mama to Dickens Jr. Doodler by day, 911 dispatcher by night. All my favorite shows look better on Tumblr. I am two years and 450K words deep into constructing a fanfic called Ages and I'm never giving up on it. Bering & Wells.

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  1. A pessimistic turtle and “yogurt poison” will now forever be the first images popping into my mind when someone starts talking about yoga.

  2. I RELATE TO THIS ON EVERY LEVEL. When I try to do yoga I feel like one of those tv robots from the 1950s who is made of cardboard boxes.

    • Same. My college coach used to make our team go to yoga a couple times a week and I feel like 90% of the class was the instructor going “okay and we’re reaching toward the ceiling – not quite like that Katy – and deep breath in – hold on Katy, I’m coming to help.”

  3. Oh my yes. Went outside to eat lunch, laughed so much at yogurt poison that now everyone in the park is looking at me. Worth it.

  4. This is hilarious. I’ve never related more to an anthropomorphic turtle contemplating their existence.

  5. The reason I’m good at yoga is also the reason I’d be bad at being pregnant.

    Other than sheer terror and probable increase in depression symptoms of course. :P

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