This past weekend I had a moment. A big moment. I turned 47 and celebrated my second birthday sober. Friends, this was a birthday for the record books. I climbed a mountain and I camped alone. Two huge things and let me tell you why. This mountain is the tallest summit in Arizona. It stands… Continue reading Day 720
Another weekend, another adventure. This last weekend I went on an all girls two day backpacking trip. We wanted to explore a hike we did a year or two ago in Sedona, so off we went. Let me start with this little fun fact about myself. I don’t love camping. I know I’m not the… Continue reading Day 613
We were forced out of our house today so the floor guys could finish up. It’s hard for me to write at night. I’m a morning person with maximum awesomeness peaking at 10am. After that, it’s all over. What does that mean for you, dear reader? Photos from our day. The day started with a… Continue reading Day 338
The valley of the sun glows pinks and yellows at 6am. On my 50th day of sobriety I met a friend to hike a small section of Camelback Mountain. There is no easy section of this mountain in the middle of the city. As we started up the trail I questioned my ability to make good… Continue reading Day 49, 50, & 51
I had a HUGE meltdown today. Stormed out of the house and drove away angry, with my shoes in my hands, not really knowing where to go. I am not a bar person, I prefer to drink alone at home where I can’t get into trouble, but as I drove down the road going to… Continue reading Day 5
We started our Summer weekend adventures with Woods Canyon Lake around Payson, Arizona.
In the heart of Phoenix is Camelback mountain. It’s a point to help navigate you around as a new citizen to the city. It looks like a sleeping camel keeping one eye on the city as he snoozes his life away. This little mountain is a popular hike for visitors and locals. There are two ways… Continue reading Camelback