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02

Jul

I don’t know why I’ve been such an asshole recently. My heart feels like it’s made of stone and I’m not enjoying myself.  I guess that’s what happens when you stand up for yourself and stop taking shit from people.

Lying and pretending is just getting old. I’m not strong enough to do it anymore and I’m not fine. How am I supposed to tell them that?

21

Jun

Sometimes the lake is the only place I want to be.

Sometimes the lake is the only place I want to be.

Mom wanted to take a selfie with Bun.

Mom wanted to take a selfie with Bun.

It’s funny what a little sunshine will do for your mood. I gotta remember that next time I’m feeling down.

It’s funny what a little sunshine will do for your mood. I gotta remember that next time I’m feeling down.

I think my brain might be broken. I really thought I was past this. I don’t want to be sick.

20

Jun

Turned my bad day around by binge watching YouTube and having a beer.

14

Jun

Day 8. Colorado Adventure
Unfortunately today is our last day. We’ve spent forever driving and I’m ready to be home, just not ready for reality.
This week has been one of the greatest weeks ever. If someone would have told me 6 months ago that I would be camping and hiking in the Rocky Mountains I would have laughed at them. I’m very thankful for the experience though because I feel more brave and independent.
I was kinda nervous to spend an entire week with Wes. We’d never spent this much time together and I didn’t know how we would fair, but everything went perfectly. I love him even more than I did before which I didn’t think was possible. I still get butterflies when he looks at me and I couldn’t imagine our relationship going any better. He makes me so happy. It’s going to be hard to say goodbye and sleep without him.

Day 7. Colorado Adventure
We had to leave today. After packing up we went to Bear Lake.
Then we drove forever through Colorado, Nebraska, and some of Kansas, stopping in Seneca again where we stayed at Las Vegas.

13

Jun

Here’s what our campsite looked like. The hike up to it was a bitch, but it served us well.

Day 6. Colorado Adventure

Unfortunately we found out today was our last day. I’m bummed that we have to leave early but this has been one of the greatest adventures of my entire life.

We did a 6 mile hike today to Alberta Falls and Mills Lake which took 4 hours to complete. It was really difficult but I’m proud of myself for doing it.

For dinner we made hobo meals which was fun.

I was really excited to be spending only one more night in the tent. Sleeping outside is not my favorite. I relied on sleeping pills to quiet my anxiety. Also it was freezing cold.

We still have two more days of driving before we make it back to Ohio. I’m not ready for reality yet.

11

Jun

Day 5. Colorado adventure
Today was pretty chill because the weather sucked.
Wes and Tyler cut wildflowers with their bear swords for Lacie and I which was cute.
Camp Counselor Chris made lunch and dinner on the fire.
After taking mid day naps to avoid the rain we all went to Coffee on the Rocks and played games. Then we saw this elk.

10

Jun

Day 4. Colorado adventure
Today’s big adventure was driving on Trail Ridge Road. The highest elevation point was 12,000 ft. The views were uneal.
We got victory pizza at Bob and Tony’s. There were names written on all the bricks with sharpie.
When we came back it was raining which has been great fun… The wind scares the shit out of me. It sounds crazy whistling through all the trees. But there was a rainbow so that was nice.
Wes and I figured out how to zip our sleeping bags together which made for better cuddling and warmth.