Paddling the Moreau: Hwy 50 to Missouri River

There are a few paddling options near Jefferson City – the Maries, Missouri, Osage, Gasconade, Big Piney, and the Moreau. I’ve paddled a little on the Osage and plan to explore more, but I wanted to check out the Moreau after a tip from a friend last week.

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…

Unlocking My Prison

And even before we were married, with white-knuckled fists, I held on to our relationship through waning romantic effort… unhealthy boundaries at home and work… addiction… neverending counseling appointments… promise after broken promise.. Lie after lie… Trying to control him… begging him to change…

All because I was too terrified to figure out who I was on my own. To face the reality of me.