A Walk in the Woods

I completed another trip around the sun recently and my lovely wife thought it would be fun for us to do a 5K. Actually, to be honest, I mentioned it to...

On 2015 is coming to a close.  I would say I’m sad, but I’m not.  Too much has happened this past year.  My mom passed away and I ended up with...

2015 hasn’t been as kind as I had hoped. If you’ve been following along you’ll remember after my mom passed away, I was suffering from severe back pain.  As part of...

One year ago today I was determined to get back out and hike/walk my way back to full health.  I had no idea what the year ahead of me would hold;...

I’ve been very neglectful this year.  I haven’t blogged, but trust me.  Stuff’s been going down.  Here’s a high level recap: January 2015:  Honestly, I don’t remember much from this month. ...

I’ve been very delinquent in writing. Part of this “grand experiment” is simply me trying to find my voice and the discipline to keep up with writing on a regular basis....

So I had every intention of blogging every day this week about the packing process, the anxiety over not having enough, having too much, where the hell am I putting it...

No, I haven’t gone backwards with my miles.  That’s 200lbs to 190lbs.  I’ve lost 10lbs in three months.   I’m a very simple girl.  If I push the button I need a...

I’ll be the first to admit.  I’m lazy.  All my backpacking gear is from the 1990s and who knows where all of it has ended up.  Okay…I know where some of...

About a week and a half ago I posted on Facebook that a transformation was about to take place.  I offered no other explanation other than each day since then I...