My Body Got Me Here

“What the heck are you doing out here?”  This was a conversation with myself a few weeks ago as I was attempting to haul myself up a rather steep and rocky mountainside.  Just a few miles ago, I was having a whole different conversation with myself as I was blazing my way through the rocks and mud on a much easier stretch, where I was telling myself just how amazing I was for getting up at the butt crack of dawn to come out and hike 10 hard, and challenging miles in an area I knew ZERO about.   But now, the trail was showing it’s true colors, and so was I. Continue reading