Monthly Archives: May 2016

Sweet Things and Rewards

Earlier, I told you all about my wonderful trail family, but I hadn’t yet had the chance to tell you about a sweet thing they did for me and how they were rewarded for it. When I hurt my achilles, … Continue reading

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New People, Better and Improved!

Let me tell you what a trail family means. Vanilla, my hiking partner and pretty much best friend for life now, hiked the Appalachian Trail last year. He had physical and mental goals that he focused on more so than … Continue reading

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Little Update

Just a little update: I am now in Hikertown. I am about 6 days behind schedule. I’m not worried. I am having an amazing time. My achilles hurts occasionally but nothing like before. People are awesome. I crave salty, spicy, … Continue reading

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This is Where I Belong

Ever since I got back on the trail two weeks ago, it feels like everything in the universe is aligning and nature is cooperating in order to show me that this is where I belong. I didn’t listen to the … Continue reading

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Bacon for Breakfast?!

I haven’t yet shared with you the awesome story of my friend, Jessica, trail angeling for us during my first week of hiking. It must have been only day four on the trail, my journey had just begun, and Jessica … Continue reading

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Acknowledging Amazing People

Just wanted to share for a moment how amazing some people and places are. First off, this guy is pretty great. Remember him? My swing dance instructor? 😛 He dropped me off at the terminus, he picked me up when … Continue reading

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Back on the PCT (North from Big Bear)

I have been back on the trail for about a week, starting slow and getting back up there in miles, then slowing down again and resting for a full day. I tested my still tender achilles by cautiously hiking 5 … Continue reading

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