As part of earning an adult scout badge, and as part of my own personal journey, I backpacked 16 - 18 miles with amazing company, with beautiful views, and the biggest lesson I learned, is to always make sure you have at least 2 extra socks before your trip. Oh, and I learned that I can do anything I put my mind too. I went in to the forest one version of me, and left with a whole new appreciation of, well, everything. Even the history behind how Lewis River Trail, became Lewis River Trail.
Bindrunes, catharsis, and Beast mode
I posted some of this first section last Monday, May 15th, to the Rune Facebook group I am part of. Long time lurker in the shadows, first time poster. I have a giant week ahead of me. I am conquering something tomorrow that will bring the end of a chapter I have been working towards.... Continue Reading →
My Health Journey: Heal, Push, Eliminate, Live
5 years ago, I almost died on the operating table. Something had to change. So, I made me a priority for the first time in my life. 92.1 pounds eliminated later and I never stop having fun.
22 Years & 79K+ Photos Later, I Am Finally Unafraid
22 years & 79K+ photos later, I submitted my photos for the FIRST time to a Call For Art. I wasn't ready before. But I damn sure am now because being unafraid is powerfully freeing.
Reflection: 43 Reasons 2022 Was MY Year (Even With Fresh Grief)
I declared 2022 to be my year. Even through struggles and fresh grief, 2022 did NOT disappoint. Building on the 43 reasons 2022 was my year, I hereby declare, loudly and proudly, that 2023 will be MY year.