Before she could even speak in complete sentences, Rochelle Falack was the victim of an abusive mother's helper. Eventually the horror stopped, but its subconscious effects remained: Rochelle became obsessed with a need to count. For years, The Counting dominated her entire life. Schoolwork was impossible, and interpersonal relationships a struggle. Nothing could help her deal with her obsessive need to count—. Thirty years later, she stumbled upon the world of yoga—and finally managed to find her breath.