WOW!! Let us talk about a turbulent few weeks and a roller coaster ride of emotions! The idea of this hike only held on by a few strands, and admittedly, I was hours from calling it quits, and canceling the entire journey. Now, just a bit of a disclaimer, I am going to start out … Continue reading Emotional Turmoil
"It's not just a lighter pack that eases the load after all. It's knowing there are people that don't think walking in the woods is crazy." ** Isn't it crazy how quickly life flies by? How quickly everything we are looking for ends up on top of us; before we even know what is happening? … Continue reading Final Countdown
Hey guys! So this is going to be a shorter post to just catch up on where I am now, and my feelings on the up coming hike! Over the last several months I have been able to control my excitement about the AT, actually I 'HAD TO' control my excitement in order to survive … Continue reading Excitement vs. Stresses
So now that I have decided to entertain the thought of a thru hike, the first step for me is to gather as much information as possible about what this endeavor would entail. I found myself watching Youtube videos everyday about the Appalachian Trail, and realized that the biggest concern and road block for me … Continue reading Present
Hey everyone! So as I said in my blog posts “Dixie” from “homemade wanderlust” was a huge inspiration for this journey! I finally got in touch with her and she said it was okay if I shared her page and channel on her! So go check them out everyone! Her videos are very informative for … Continue reading Dixie from Homemade Wanderlust
So I left you all with me, right where I wanted my career to be, driving around in my "Paramedic Supervisor SUV", being the EMS chief of a small fire department, working my butt off in "pre-med" college classes, and wondering why I was still unhappy. In hopes of finding the answers to life I … Continue reading The “Not so Past” Past
Hi everyone! Let me start out by saying that this blog page will be the mindset and personal thoughts leading up to and while I am on my hike of the Appalachian Trail. If you would just like to see the hike itself or are interested in gear and planning then you may be better … Continue reading The Past
Hi everyone!! Please bear with me while I figure out this blogging thing! I have no doubt that I will mess it up some, but we will figure it out! The first few posts will be about my mindset for the trail and the reasons why I am doing it. See you all soon!!