Journal Post 5 – 2022

Well hey there!  Firstly, I would love to thank those who reached out and gave some amazing suggestions for letting go of anxiety! I still feel it a bit, but it feels manageable and much smaller than it did last week.  Life is still chaotic, as always. The summer is in full swing (its currently… Continue reading Journal Post 5 – 2022

Hiking, Trail Review

Trail Review – Lewis & Clark Pt. 2

Its review time!  Yes, this is the same trail as the last trail review, but there are a few differences in this experience. They are, with details to follow: I was soloI hiked the smaller, 5.7 mile loopIt was my first time using my new REI daypackPart of this hike was in the dark -… Continue reading Trail Review – Lewis & Clark Pt. 2

Hiking, travel

Adventure alert!

Hear ye hear ye! I'm taking a week off in June! I put my foot down, and decided to actually make adventure a priority. I haven't decided what its going to be - it could be a staycation with day hikes outside of STL, or it could be a week of camping in a National… Continue reading Adventure alert!


30s in Covid, 30s in Life

Hey there hi there!  Well, 4 days from when this is posted is my 32nd birthday! This is a bit weird to get into, because while in a general sense I’m loving my 30s, its also been the hardest time of my life.  My 30th birthday, March 20, 2020, was the first official day of… Continue reading 30s in Covid, 30s in Life

Trail Review

Trail Review – Lewis & Clark

A few days ago I completed hike 3 of the 52 Hike Challenge 2022!  As I work through this challenge, I thought it might be nice to review these trails in the hopes that it will encourage others to get out there, and to help me reflect more on my experiences. I’m sure these reviews… Continue reading Trail Review – Lewis & Clark

fitness, Hiking

52 Hike Challenge 2022

Happy New Year! Its now the year 2022. The year I get back to Roaming With Purpose, and exploring the world on my terms. One of the things I mentioned in my last post is the 52 Hike Challenge! This is how I plan on dedicating time for myself to spend time out in my… Continue reading 52 Hike Challenge 2022


That’s A Wrap on 2021

Hey there hi there! As 2021 comes to a close, I’m starting to think a lot about what I want 2022 to look like. I don’t like committing to resolutions each year, but I do want to work towards a few things, and, yes, complete a couple challenges 🙂  One BIG thing I want to… Continue reading That’s A Wrap on 2021