Little Steps: Today Was Supposed to be THE Day……..

In 66 minutes, my husband, my kids, and I, will be well on our way to the Barlow Pass Trailhead on Mt. Hood. Traveling thru the forest, giant behemoth trees on either side, truck runoffs purposely placed, you forget that you are traveling on a dormant volcano. As he navigates the road, I am sitting …

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Little Steps: Day 95 – Overcoming Doubt

Every other week, I see my counselor. My personal cheerleader. I have to fill out a questionnaire each and every time. And at the bottom, is a section where I write down what I feel must be addressed at that appointment no matter what. I have written "time management" and "how to find motivation" and …

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Little Steps: Day 23 – Pause. Reflect. Move Forward.

Day 23: 3.14 miles / Total miles: 21.28mi / Days left: 156 / Time:2:01:15 / Pace: 38'35 Yesterday was my first hike since last Thursday (Day 18). I ended last week on such a euphoric high. And then this weekend happened. And I desperately needed to go for a hike. I couldn't go Monday. I …

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