On Moving to Oregon … the Why.

It has always been a dream of mine to live in Oregon for as long as I can remember.   My grandparents lived in Otis, OR, which is just outside of Lincoln City and I have so many fond memories of summers spent with them. For 26 years I've  lived in Southern California, where Mike … Continue reading On Moving to Oregon … the Why.

Mindfulness…..Present over Perfect

I wrote a little commentary  on my Facebook page in regards to a video I shared about wrestler John Cena being thanked by ordinary  people whose lives were changed by his infamous phrase... "Never Give Up."   A portion of what I wrote was this... may we live our lives on purpose being present and … Continue reading Mindfulness…..Present over Perfect

Product Review: GoMacro Energy Bars

When GoMacro shared  their "GoMacro Fuel Your Fitness Challenge." I was like, hmmmm.     I am not the typical "lean, mean, kick ass, outdoor energy bar" spokesperson. I am a middle aged, semi chunky, outdoor loving, stage IV cancer thriver.    And,  I need good fuel for my body too. However, I am not … Continue reading Product Review: GoMacro Energy Bars

Hiking, Cancer Advocacy and saying NO!

I started my hiking/backpacking adventures as well as my cancer advocacy right about the same time in 2014. When I first started hiking  .....I did it because I wanted to.  I saw a mountain....I wanted to climb it and I knew that getting outdoors in nature would help, as I healed and learned to live … Continue reading Hiking, Cancer Advocacy and saying NO!