The Ozark Trail: My First Backpacking Trip

Last weekend, I did something I didn’t really think I could do. I carried my possessions on my back and hiked 5.5 miles through the wilderness, slept in the frigid cold… and then hiked back the next day. And I didn’t die. I didn’t even see a mountain lion. Here’s how it all went down.

Bye Bye Kayak? Part 2

I’m headed into the third week of my 13 week weight loss challenge to lose 20 lbs. and… wait for it… keep my kayak. Yes, you read that correctly. And, if you are just tuning in and need to read all about how my awesomely amazing boyfriend has chosen to motivate me to reach my goal, just click here. But bring wine. and chocolate…