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!! 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!!