Haha, this is a serious conversation with my mother and I. Can anyone relate?
Thinking about visiting Joshua Tree National Park and do not know what to expect? Are you used to visiting different types of ecosystems filled with trees, lakes, and mountains? Does the hot weather and the vast expanses of land deter you from visiting?
I want my first post post-TCT to be about the scariest thing imaginable….the hiking buddy you never met before.
Yes. I posted about my trip on FB (so I would not have to go alone) and a random girl committed to the whole trip from Day 1. It kind of took me aback because I didn’t not expect that and because now I had a whole other slew of new things to consider. For instance, I don’t know this girl. AT all. What if we don’t get along? What if that ruins the trip? What if she is this crazy person who has no business hiking? What if she ruins this special trip of mine? Plus, my coworkers wouldquestion it as well causing more doubt in my mind. Read More
Not going to lie, I am having major and minor anxiety about this trip. Read More
Can anyone share in the excitement that builds in your mind when thinking about adventure and new hiking trips?
It has gotten to the point that if I have important deadlines to meet, I allow myself time to ponder about hiking and such nonsense only as a treat for finishing my tasks. Nothing has ever motivated me more! Read More
So I had a boyfriend, once upon a time. Many moons ago. Still single AF now…but anyways, haha.
He wanted to go on vacation with me, but back then I was a very different gal than I am now. I knew nothing about this word, “vacation,” and it actually gave me anxiety since it was something totally out of my comfort zone (all our vacation as a child fell through). Read More
So let me just start by saying that I had NO camping experience, much less backpacking experience. In fact, in preparation for this trip, I went on ONE hike that was about seven miles long and just a couple hundred feet in elevation. That is it. Read More