A little late for Black Friday and Shop Local Saturday - but just in time for Cyber week. I mean that is what last minute means for holiday shopping right?
For those of you who breastfeed, know that it can be super easy and convenient to breastfeed while hiking because you don't have to prep bottles. You don’t have to carry extra things. It makes hiking a lot easier. You can just whip your boob out when you're ready, feed baby, and be on the … Continue reading Cold Nipples Suck… My Tips for Successful Breastfeeding on Winter Hikes (repost from old site)
I want to talk about what happens when you see a moose. Now everybody knows I've spent a shit ton of time in the mountains. I've lived in the mountains basically my whole life. I grew up in Colorado Rocky Mountains. We've got lions and tigers and bears oh my. But really what happens when … Continue reading Lions and Tigers and Moose…OH MY! (repost from old site)
If you love food and gear layout photos, this piece from Momma in the Mountains is for you. It’s got it all – mom’s stuff, toddler’s stuff, AND dog’s stuff. Quite a Colorado adventure coming up!
Momma in the Mountains shares some of her tips for saving money on gear purchases. Have anything to add?
A temporary sigh of relief! The breathing treatment worked and his stats are improving. He still requires high amounts of oxygen support but for the moment we are ok. We still don’t know on the blood work. If it comes back not so great we are still getting transferred. If his breathing worsens again we … Continue reading Nightmare Come True (Part 4 and Final)
Reality check. Nightmare was just beginning. Second night in the hospital and little man’s oxygen stats drop and drop and don’t come back up. And this is already after having to wake him to get him a new IV. We try increasing oxygen again and again and again but nothing, no improvement. Doctor has been … Continue reading Nightmare Come True (Part 3 of however many more it takes to tell the story)
We didn’t make it to the next day. Instead we ended up rushing ourselves to the closest Children’s Hospital ER. Not going to lie....I was flying through a construction zone at night. My little man could barely breathe and it sure as heck wasn’t getting better with the home medication. It felt like forever getting … Continue reading Nightmare Come True (Part 2 of 3 … well maybe 4)
I’ve spent a lot time thinking and rewriting how I would share about this. How I would share about a nightmare come true. I wrote a draft basically telling everyone to F***ing wash their hands and cover their mouths. I wrote a draft that probably was a wee be too sciency for most. Today we … Continue reading Nightmare Come True (Part 1 of 2 maybe 3)
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