Do I remember how to do this? Part II

The other day someone asked me if I’d ever camped alone before. “Sure,” I said breezily, even thought it had really only been a couple of times. And the last time had been a pretty big bust. That same person asked if I ever was scared. I answered yes, but the reality is I wasContinue reading “Do I remember how to do this? Part II”

New shoes…and nowhere to go

I love hiking boots and shoes. I love them almost as much as all my running friends love their running shoes, and that’s saying something. I love the solid feeling of them, how they connect my feet to the earth. Well, they’re meant to do exactly that, of course, but I’m talking more in theContinue reading “New shoes…and nowhere to go”

I’m too cool for resolutions…or not

For the 2nd year in a row, I have welcomed the New Year by being sick. Not how I intended things to go – either year – but little children and their stomach bugs seem destined to take me down occasionally. Not much to be done about it when #aunting is a routine part ofContinue reading “I’m too cool for resolutions…or not”

Do you document your victories?

Recently, I’ve been seeing a nutritionist. Behind those words are a ton of baggage. I’ll spare you the details, but let’s just say that I’ve spent a lifetime trying to lose weight, and asking for help has never really been my strong suit. Lately, I’ve found myself more willing to forgive myself for these so-calledContinue reading “Do you document your victories?”