Fractured Ankle + Toothache from the Pits of Hell + Lack of Happy Pills = I know I am Depressed

I ran out of one my happy pills last Monday. But I saw the dr that afternoon so I could get a new refill. And honestly, I had a 30 day supply. Of 25mg pills. And instead of being upfront with the dr at my last appt, I decided to self medicate and take 50mg …

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Scouts is our Home. Scouts is our Tribe.

I have started and erased and restarted the intro to this specific blog post today more times than I care to admit. Since I cannot think of anything philosophically awe-inspiring, I will dive right in to it. Something magical happened this weekend. I am a scout leader. But I am a parent of a scout …

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When the Phone Rings

We are in an age where answering a phone call is becoming rare. Personally, I much prefer text messaging. My life is just too chaotic and busy and let's be honest - I am lazy and don't want to answer any phone calls. With text messaging - I can respond on my own time. I …

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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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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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