That's what the consultant said when I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, a debilitating, incredibly painful disease that attacks the joints.
I had a young daughter, a full-time job as a school teacher, evening work tutoring maths and teaching yoga. My life was already hectic and full-on juggling.
How on earth was I going to cope? It might be hard to believe when you see my photos now, but at the time I couldn't even lift my arms above my head and my seven year old had to dress me.
Throughout all the various drugs I was put on, I always went back to my yoga, even if I sometimes had to do the poses through my imagination while bedridden.
I went on to study Iyengar yoga in India with my teacher, BKS Iyengar, who is credited with bringing yoga to the west. And I was even lucky enough to be taught by him 1-2-1.
Get your video class gift "How to free up your shoulders: 12 easy exercises for busy online entrepreneurs" straight to your inbox
Over the years I have been invited to teach workshops and assess throughout Europe. And I lost count of my visits to study in India after my 40th trip.
As a life-long feminist, I've been inspired by all the women in the online space – my daughter included – breaking through the glass ceiling and having the careers they deserve.
I decided to take my classes online so I could let even more women experience the life-changing benefits of Iyengar yoga and find a way out of their aches and pains.