Getting Back to It

Hi everyone!  It’s been a super busy week for me, and I’ve actually got some exciting news to report!  After a few months of SAD and darkness, the sun is starting to come back and I’m finally starting to get back to feeling like myself again.  And it’s causing all sorts of awesome things to happen! … More Getting Back to It

My 2017 Bucket List

Hi everyone!  We’re already almost halfway through January, and one thing I haven’t done yet is set goals for 2017.  And honestly, I’ve kind of been putting this off.  I was interested in what my goals were for 2016, so I went back and read last year’s goal post and it made me incredibly sad.  About … More My 2017 Bucket List

Staying Visible in the Winter: Brilliant Reflective Review

Disclaimer: I received Brilliant Reflective Iron-On and Stick-On Reflective Strips to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews! Hi everyone!  This weekend was the first weekend in a while where we stayed in town instead of … More Staying Visible in the Winter: Brilliant Reflective Review

Winter Backpacking 101

Hi everyone!  If you read my last post, you’ll know that I went backpacking this past weekend to a cabin along Nancy Lake.  Yep, I went backpacking in January in Alaska!  And here’s another fun fact:  it was my very first backpacking trip!  To say I was nervous is an understatement.  I spent so much … More Winter Backpacking 101

Winter Backpacking Trip to Nancy Lake (and Post-Hike Recovery!)

Hi everyone!  Happy 2017!  It feels weird thinking that December is over.  We’re now in the long, dark part of the winter, and I remember feeling really depressed and miserable during this part of my first winter here in Alaska.  Ever since then, I’ve tried to look for ways to stay active and adventurous during … More Winter Backpacking Trip to Nancy Lake (and Post-Hike Recovery!)