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 100 – 34,064 Reasons to H.Y.O.H

Day 100 has finally arrived. Way faster than I expected it too. Or wanted it to. I find it amazing how much, and what, can change, in just 100 days. In fact, what I envisioned day 100 would be like, is not the reality of what day 100 looks like. And I am not sure …

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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 52 – The Trail Ends Here?

I apologize in advance. But my mind is a tangled mess. Thoughts are flying around a thousand miles a minute. Crashing in to eachother. Trajectories unknown. My fingers are full of dread. The words want to flow faster than they can be given passage. I have no idea what is about to overflow the walls, …

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