outdoor adventure, travel + healthy living


Up and Coming… 1 Year Countdown


I was reading an article in Glamour magazine last week that really struck a chord/scared the crap out of me. It was about hitting the “quarter life crisis,” and while it was supposed to be an article about why turning 30 isn’t so bad, …

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24 (Goals) and Counting


This past Saturday was my birthday, I’m 24 now. With that birthday came a) helping my family hold a yard sale, b) cleaning the garage, c) grocery shopping, d) buying and installing a ceiling light in my room, and e) finally getting my own …

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Top 10 Reasons My Dad Rules


If you know me at all, you know I talk about my dad. A lot. And I can’t help it- the guy is my best friend! He’s the one responsible for getting me into cycling and triathlon in the first place, and since I’ve been into …

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Some days, you need to dress up.


And on those days, I really like wearing this dress: On the down side, I’m incredibly nervous right now. I was out riding and my legs started doing the cramping thing again. My body overproduces creatine kinase, to a ridiculous extent (on rest days, …

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S-I-C-K


For the past five days, I’ve been sick. I blame Team Mountain Khakis completely. It’s that really awful kind of sick: not sick enough to skip work and just lie around and be miserable, but sick enough that you feel totally miserable. Not to …

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