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

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Hip pain, a ladybug and a Climb for Heroes.

The past three months have been a whirlwind of travel for Mike and I.... from Oregon to Italy and then Hawaii, it is good to have my feet back on the ground..... Hiking. I started having pain in my hip right before we left for Europe in April.  I didn't really think about it too … Continue reading Hip pain, a ladybug and a Climb for Heroes.

Healing Odyssey #48 – {Dear Benefactor}

  Dear Friend, My name is Lesley Glenn, I am a 51 year old wife, mother of (3) adult children, hiker, creative, friend, daughter, sister, cancer advocate, and a thriver of stage IV metastatic breast cancer. This past October, I was able, through a generous donation ,  to participate in the Healing Odyssey #48 retreat. … Continue reading Healing Odyssey #48 – {Dear Benefactor}

My Outessa- REI Summit Experience

I am a very firm believer that whatever you put out into the universe will come back to you. Call it positive thinking, karma, faith, optimism, whatever.....  BUT this was not always the case for me.   I was a girl that used to always see the glass half empty.  Now I always see it … Continue reading My Outessa- REI Summit Experience

I love my life….. Even with cancer.

Last Saturday, June 4th, I participated in my first trail run with my husband Mike and our dear friends, Stephanie and Daniel. I have been hiking for over a year....climbing mountains with steep elevation gains, so I thought this would not be a huge challenge.  I only ran the 5K (3.3 mi) and  my husband took … Continue reading I love my life….. Even with cancer.

Iceland Adventure: The Intro

              I am excited to recount and reflect on our recent trip to Iceland.  I think it is so important to document memories and experiences, and while I usually do it with photo books, pictures and journaling....I wanted to share this experience here on my blog for all of … Continue reading Iceland Adventure: The Intro

Take A Hike: Los Pinos Peak

No hiking for me today.  Besides a bum knee, (from a stupid fall, while walking the dog)  I am also dealing with a shoulder injury that I am currently in physical therapy for.   Oh FUN!!  I am not supposed to pack any weight for a month.  So unless I want to re-injure it, I … Continue reading Take A Hike: Los Pinos Peak

Take a Hike: Josephine Peak via Colby Canyon

Level : Moderate/strenuous  Mileage: 8.4 miles but my tracker had me at 10.  Hours: 5 with three stops for a snack, lunch and Barkley laying under a tree taking a break.  Where: Off Highway 2, one mile past the Clear Creek ranger station. First dirt parking lot on left. Trailhead is not marked but begins … Continue reading Take a Hike: Josephine Peak via Colby Canyon

Take a Hike: West Fork National Recreation Trail

Level - easy Mileage- 8 miles (but can make be adjusted shorter or longer) Hours 4.5 includes a stop for lunch and enjoying the views Location: off the 210 at Azusa Ave.  13 miles up San Gabriel Canyon Road. Dogs:  yes Need adventure pass Wonderful early morning walk alongside the West Fork San Gabriel River. … Continue reading Take a Hike: West Fork National Recreation Trail