Being Overweight and Traveling My name is Kelly, and I am overweight-that was not easy to say, and this post was not easy to write. I’m embarrassed about my weight, I don’t ever talk about it to my friends, and I try and avoid the subject with my family. Why? Because I am ashamed I […]
Stories and daily thoughts from the road, and at home.
I’ve considered myself a traveler ever since my first trip to Europe in 2008. As traveling has consumed a greater part of my life over the years, I’ve noticed more and more changes in myself. Traveling has a way of making you feel connected to other people, and to the world; but, traveling can also […]
There are some unsafe things I’ve done while traveling. Here are just a few of them. Warning, there is some bad language in the post in order to recreate an event that happened while I was traveling in Amsterdam. I felt that the words give a severity to the situation that cannot be portrayed in any […]
Today is my 25th birthday. And I’m in Rome, I don’t think I can plausibly ask for anything better. My plans for the day involve resting, because I am somewhat sick, and then going to get pizza and gelato with a bunch of my friends that I’ve made over the last two months. I’m also […]
“How much longer?” I whined, dragging one foot exhaustively in front of the other, waddling back and forth like a duck. My friend beside me huffed, “I’m not taking you next time.” I was so relieved that I would never have to suffer this agony again. We had been hiking for the past hour and […]
Audrey woke me up this morning. I climbed out of bed, still half asleep, and she began gushing about how she stayed up all night and V, a boy that was here all night, made French toast bagels. My sister added that there was a full pot of coffee. Feeling slightly awake already, I padded […]