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Have You Suffered from “Oxy D.” syndrome?

Have You Suffered from “Oxy D.” syndrome?

| January 6, 2014 | 4 Comments

While climbing Mt. Whitney, brunette reader Jenecca Prevette has a “blonde moment.”

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Annihilation: Facing Fear and Doubt During Training

Annihilation: Facing Fear and Doubt During Training

| May 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

A reader shares the story of training for her first century race.

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Trekking in Humla, Nepal

Trekking in Humla, Nepal

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

This Fall we had the opportunity to spend 16 days trekking in Humla, Nepal. Before we left we had heard how beautiful the Himalayas are and we were not disappointed.

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Lessons from my First Triathlon

Lessons from my First Triathlon

| February 7, 2013 | 6 Comments

At age 42 I decided that I was ready to fulfill an item on my bucket list–a triathlon. I wish I could tell you that I crossed the finish line.

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Solo South Sister Summit Mission!

Solo South Sister Summit Mission!

| January 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last time I skied South Sister was with my best ski buddy and at the peak of my physical ability. This time I was all alone, and in the worst physical condition that I’d been in in years.

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The Big Hike for MS: Day 23

The Big Hike for MS: Day 23

| January 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

By the time I finished the trail I was not only physically drained but mentally fatigued not to mention completely pissed off that I went out of my way for at least three miles.

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A Different Way

A Different Way

| December 24, 2012 | 3 Comments

As a kid, I would not even take a shower: having water in my eyes was one of the worst things that could happen to me then.

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What I Have Learned From The Mustache

What I Have Learned From The Mustache

| November 19, 2012 | 1 Comment

I have a hunch that mustaches, much like our life callings, are rarely a choice.

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Eyes Wide Open

Eyes Wide Open

| October 29, 2012 | 10 Comments

Each and every day of this adventure I have thought back to the day my husband presented me with divorce papers and my thought that life was over and I think, “Wow, my life was only beginning.”

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Solo Adaptations

Solo Adaptations

| October 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

The wilds are never still – especially in Alaska! Reader Daniella Mekus shares some wisdom from her solo trip to Denali.

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Life Lessons

Life Lessons

| August 17, 2012 | 1 Comment

As I headed into the water this morning, the only thing I could think of is wondering what the hell I was doing there.

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Crashing Weddings and Beehives in Turkey’s Wild Northeast

Crashing Weddings and Beehives in Turkey’s Wild Northeast

| July 30, 2012 | 1 Comment

Balyolu, is the first honey tasting rural business incubation walking journey of its kind, led and inspired by local women who are training to become world-class beekeepers in Turkey.

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