Trek Blog

  • Why am I hiking 2000+ miles?

    By in About, Pre Thru-Hike on

    “I feel very sane about how crazy I am” – Carrie Fisher Grief is all consuming. Those of you who have lost the person they love most in life are probably all too aware of the crippling pain this sort of devastation causes. The inability to eat, sleep, or move. Finding yourself lost, staring at walls for sometimes hours on…

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  • On Valentines

    Last week marked a very difficult milestone for me. Valentines Day. Matt and I never celebrated Valentine’s day the typical way.. with a fancy dinner, heart shaped chocolate and the like. Matt was much more unique. Our first valentine’s day together, Matt simultaneously made me buckle over in laughter and swept me off my feet. He had to work late…

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  • 5 Months in, 1 Month Out

    By in Pre Thru-Hike on

    5 months without my Matt. I still think about him every minute of everyday, the memories reel through my mind on loop. Scattered across the years, the highs, the lows, pivotal moments to subtle stolen kisses. I’m continuously surprised at not only which memories I retain but also when one particular moment over another decides to spontaneously flood my thoughts.…

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