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The Ravine

Day 2: In full disclosure, one of my besties from college and her boyfriend also came out to Vail last night. This is a “work” trip, but I’m never going to pass up a chance to have some laughs with my best friends. Lesson here: Alcohol + short time at elevation + cross-country-skiing-into-full-dehydration-and-until-you-wanna-die is not a great combo!! Plus I’m sore- all over body aching SORE! With that as my backdrop going in to Day...

I Forgot, This Is Harder Than It Looks

One little fact that I had long forgotten when I decided to do this fundraising project is that Nordic skiing is HARD, REALLY FLIPPIN’ HARD. It looks peaceful, slow moving, almost like a meditative experience in nature. Imagine lingering in wintery forests and watching small winter creatures make tracks while you quietly slide by. But, NO, that’s not how it is, at least the type of skiing I’m doing and will be doing...

Is This A Harebrained Idea? Yes, But Should I Do It? Yes!!!

Hi, this is my first blog post, and writing for another’s recreational consumption is not something I do. I’m nervous and I feel vulnerable, but here goes….this is for PKU, and every parent knows the feeling- nothing stands between you and your children’s health and ability to thrive. Our precious newborn baby girl, Tia, was diagnosed at 3 days old. I remember a few things after the moment we were told. I threw the...