Let's start with the details for our trip this summer.
canoe!) but also learning that I am capable of so many things I never thought possible. If you told me that before I went on the destination that I would carry a canoe on my shoulders up and down hills, I would have looked at you like you’re nuts. But the empowerment that I felt after accomplishing that feat was so incredibly strong, it made all those moments that I felt like quitting worth it. That feeling carried me all the way home and even now if I think of that memory I smile. Yes, it was hard but that made the accomplishment worth so much more. Out there, you are responsible for your stuff and you can’t just leave a canoe behind because you don’t feel like carrying it or your shoulders hurt. And while that portage may not be pretty, when you reach the other side you feel strong and invincible. If you just portaged that, then you could do anything.