You've evolved beyond your old energy patterns. You can't go back to that world now, only forward.
To Infinity, and Beyond!
On another note, it IS possible to sit in half lotus or pelvic pose during conferences and at restaurants. I've been doing it the past 2 days on regular old chairs. My back feels great and I'm digesting well. People don't even give me weird looks, they just sit up a little straighter.