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Costa Rica

Looking Back

Looking Back

While traveling, I am at a constant debate whether or not to journal or document my adventures.  On one hand it’s great to have words, pictures and videos to look back at, on the other hand, I feel a camera distracts…

Hiking in Rincon de la Vieja – Ups, Downs and Lessons Learned

Hiking in Rincon de la Vieja – Ups, Downs and Lessons Learned

Sometimes I find myself having to make the best of a situation when my blood sugar isn’t cooperating. My frequent battle with high morning readings, aka “the dawn phenomenon” can leave me sour in the a.m. and create complications with…

Guest Blog – A Mother’s Fears Overcome

Guest Blog – A Mother’s Fears Overcome

When Zach asked me to write a guest post for him it took a little while to decide on a subject.  He wanted me to write about my “travel hacking” hobby, which is a term used for finding creative ways…

Hola From Playa Negra, Guanacaste Costa Rica!

Hola From Playa Negra, Guanacaste Costa Rica!

  My time here in Playa Negra has been a dream! Beautiful weather, fun waves, family and awesome new friends, I couldn’t ask for more. After an emotionally peculiar year, moving away from friends and spending most of my time…

Preparing for a Month Long Surf Trip with Type 1 Diabetes – What to Pack and Tips for Managing Blood Sugar Levels

Preparing for a Month Long Surf Trip with Type 1 Diabetes – What to Pack and Tips for Managing Blood Sugar Levels

Nothing quite rivals the feeling of anticipation leading up to an epic trip. Teaming with excitement as I type this from the terminal gate, waiting to board my flight to Costa Rica, a month of tropical weather, hollow waves and no…