But Who’s Counting, Right?
66 days until Springer!
Technically 66 days, 11 hours, 16 minutes, and 24 seconds as I’m writing this sentence…But who’s counting, right? I am going absolutely crazy. I’m excited, nervous, happy, determined, and a little stressed; 66 days is nothing and I’ve got a lot left to do. From making final gear selections, and getting my base weight down, to spending as much times as possible with every human I love, and finishing my last semester of college- I am running around in circles, panicking, and shoving snacks in my face. So, here is a list of 25 random things I’m constantly thinking about these past few months in preparation for my thru-hike:
- Wow, this is happening a lot faster than I thought it would.
- Oh my god, tomorrow is March!
- Trail runners or boots?
- How am I going to be able to stand the smell of myself.
- Seriously, I really don’t want to smell myself
- Google, google, google
- What if I don’t bring enough snacks, I need snacks
- Is this really the base layer I want to bring?
- What about knifes? Do I need one? What about scissors? Those are fun.
- Contacts? Glasses? I hate glasses, should probably bring glasses…
- EYE really wish EYE could see without contacts and glasses that would be great
- Mail drops
- Do I bring a roll of toilet paper? A whole roll?
- Wow, I want to be out there right now
- Write a 6 page paper for Wednesday on…
- I hate spiders
- How many spiders am I going to find on me
- What will the spiders be doing when I’m sleeping
- Save money
- I’m skipping graduation to thru-hike, can I still get the cap?
- I’m going to miss my dad a lot
- Do your homework, stop looking up collapsable everything
- 66 days, 10 hours, 22 minutes, 45 seconds until I leave to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail
I’m overthinking pretty much everything but I can’t wait to get out there and start living life on the trail- yay dehydrated food!
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