Finally! Tomorrow and butterflies
Yikes! The moment has come were I can actually say tomorrow. It is a kind of magical and surreal feeling. I am super ready. My whole body is restless and waiting eagerly to start. Finally. Tomorrow.
So many goodbyes has been hugged and said and cried the last weeks. Work colleagues and friends. My family. My beautiful kids. It was hard. My daughter is 9 years old and she was crying and wanting me to stay home. I gave her a necklace with a rose quarts heart on it and told her that every time she would miss me too much to hold it in her hand and our thoughts would meet. That I was on a mission to see bears and trees and mountains. That I would miss them and love them every day. I hope my kids later will appreciate and be proud of their adventurous mother and that they will seek adventures themselves. That they will always believe everything is possible! It is!
Sitting in the airplane crying when leaving the arms of my love and favorite person on earth. He that supports and love me unconditionally and I him. Every minute, every day. I miss him ridiculously already. But also smiling just knowing he is at home waiting for me. So grateful. I am the luckiest girl on earth to have him.
So yes finally.. Oslo – Reykjavik – Seattle – Olympia – Ashland. I love it. The Halfmile app says I am very close to the trail. Yes! My room in the hostel is gear and food and maps everywhere. I can’t stop smiling. It has cost me a lot to get here. A year of planning. Convincing. Hoping. Dreaming. And now acting. My favorite quote is Dream – Plan – Execute – Repeat. Now the moment is execute. Excited to see what repeat will be. But now I am ready to be out there and share my hike with you! See you!
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