The Jeopardy Question – My Thyroid Story

Story originally written for Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association (ThyCa). It’s Thyroid Awareness Month! If you have cold intolerance, stiff joints, fatigue, thin hair, and have gained weight, get your thyroid hormone checked! It was the Spring of 2006 and I was studying geology at Humboldt State University in Arcata, California. I was watching Jeopardy one… More The Jeopardy Question – My Thyroid Story

Reducing Pack Weight After The Big 3 – Bag Of Magic Potions

It’s a well-known fact that the easiest way to reduce your base weight is by scrutinizing your Big 3. Tent, Sleeping Bag, Backpack. You might have just dropped $1,200 on the lightest, most badass Big 3. But then what? Are you just going to throw bulky clothes and giant tubes of sunscreen in your pack… More Reducing Pack Weight After The Big 3 – Bag Of Magic Potions

The Unplannable

July 7 Arrive in Truckee. Get hugs from friends. Plan the next step. July 8 Rent car and drive to Ashland, OR. July 9 Zero Medford REI Ashland Co-op salad July 10 Zero Ashland Co-op salad Giants baseball July 11 7 miles of toasty pine smelling Pacific Crest Trail. Camp at 5pm July 12 Green… More The Unplannable