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.

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#nowhiteflags

"I believe my future is bigger than my past."  ~Steve Gleason I watched "Gleason" this past weekend on Amazon prime.   In a nutshell, it's about ex NFL player Steve Gleason and his fight with ALS.   It is a must watch in my opinion....lending perspective on life, challenges, courage, faith, and intention.    There … Continue reading #nowhiteflags

Egg White {Muffin Cups}

I made these up yesterday with left over veggies I had in the fridge.  They turned out so good, that I had to share. I needed to add more protein back into my diet and because I stay away from chicken and meat,  and I am not a huge fan of egg yolks, the whites I … Continue reading Egg White {Muffin Cups}

Lentil Soup with Basil Biscuits

How about a soup recipe for the "It's about time rain" weather we are finally having here in So. Cal. I didn't plan on blogging this....but it turned out so good that I needed  a place to permanently archive it.  That would be why there is only (1) picture.    Also, I am a cook … Continue reading Lentil Soup with Basil Biscuits

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}

Climb for a Cure 2.0

The wonderful organization, Living Beyond Breast Cancer is running a campaign this week,  called #stage4lifer, and they asked me if I would contribute a blog post on my advocacy role in living with metastatic breast cancer. I am honored to have been a part of their 2015 Hear My Voice Outreach team, and I encourage … Continue reading Climb for a Cure 2.0

{25 years} and a 6 mile….oops, 9 mile hike.

25 years!!! We made it.....to our silver anniversary. Who would'a thought it? I guess I did, come on, or I would not have gotten married in the first place. I could write and reminisce about all the ups and downs but I don't want to....sometimes its good to not relive all the tough times you … Continue reading {25 years} and a 6 mile….oops, 9 mile hike.

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

Countdown to Havasupai – {10 days}

I am sitting here, literally "dripping" in sweat. In 10 days, myself and four friends will be driving down to Arizona, to backpack  to one of the most beautiful places here in the United States. Havasupai.  And if you know anything about getting reservations to get down there, is nothing short of a little miracle.   … Continue reading Countdown to Havasupai – {10 days}

Why I Quit my {12 project} for 2016

Climbing Mt. Whitney had a profound impact on me being able to accomplish things that I never thought possible. Back in January, I shared about my word for the year.  "Twelve".  You can read that post here.  Everything was going fantastically well, I started the year off with such enthusiasm and zeal for "getting it … Continue reading Why I Quit my {12 project} for 2016