Last time we were admitted I meant to share about the aftermath....but I never did because well - life. LIFE that was more fun than sharing about the aftermath of RSV, Adenovirus, and Pneumonia. Time in the hospital always messes up life. The follow ups, the returning to "normal", the figuring out where you left … Continue reading Not Admitted Doesn’t Equal No Hospital Time…And other coming home struggles
Words. Sometimes there are none; sometimes there’s too many I just ran the Carbon Valley Half Marathon for Autism while pushing my wee man. I carried with me names of others with autism for each mile. And your damn right I finished. Honestly I can’t believe I didn’t cry when I crossed that finish line … Continue reading Carbon Valley Half Marathon- The After
Momma in the Mountains shares some of her tips for saving money on gear purchases. Have anything to add?
I often get double checked on my distance when sharing my adventures with my son. With my upcoming backpacking trip people keep asking how far I think we’ll go each day. And then their jaw drops to the floor when I answer 12-15 miles. Most people don’t realize my background. I’m an ultra distance trail … Continue reading Going the distance…with an infant?! (Originally posted on AllWomenAllTrails.com)
REI... Anyone with even the slightest sense of adventure could easily spend thousands of dollars here. Plus they work as a Co-Op and advocate and work towards saving our precious environment. What’s not to like?! Our family probably only visits two other stores more frequently- the grocery store and local running store (Runner’s Roost Lakewood). … Continue reading Pre-Planning and the Darn Budgeting (Originally posted on allwomenalltrails.com)
Recently in Colorado it’s been on a pattern of snow 1x/week the be in the 40-50s. It’s gorgeous. It also makes for some funny running stories It was 2 days after a good heavy wet snow. About 45 out when I went to start a run. The thought was that the track was probably melted … Continue reading Geese Icing
And we return to mountain conversation: Our family has a rather huge summer planned! It’s exciting...and overwhelming I’m back to racing this year! Woot woot!!! So June 1 is race #1 back for me. These means so much to me (I’ll talk more specifically about this later) Then the man made it to Western States … Continue reading Summer Full of Mountain Climbs
Sometimes you just have to stand still Forget the heaviness in your legs Forget the growls of the hungry stomach Forget the burn in the lungs Sometimes you just have to stand still Spread your arms out wide Feel the warmth of the sun on your bare skin Feel the cool breeze cover your body … Continue reading Stand Still