Category Archives: Reflections of My Life

The Paleo/Clean Eating Lifestyle and the Hunter

The paleo “diet” has been all the rage the last few years. As the years go by, people are becoming more health conscious. They don’t want to ingest chemicals and ingredients that end in “fructose” that you can’t pronounce.

Eating Clean, eating healthy and providing our bodies with essential nutrients and healthy fats is on everyone’s minds.

The hunter has embraced this mentality since…well since the beginning of time. Continue reading The Paleo/Clean Eating Lifestyle and the Hunter

Sunday Morning Musings – Happy Surgical Anniversary Day & How Far I’ve Come

{I actually wrote this September 30, 2014.  Today is my birthday and last year’s kinda sucked so I thought this would be a fitting post.}

I received a text today from my husband:

Happy Surgical AnniversaryI chuckled because it was such a simple yet effective reminder of the hell I was going through exactly one year ago today. Lying in a hospital bed, in excruciating pain after having several organs ripped out of me. Barely coherent and doped up beyond my wildest fears. The complications that nearly killed me and the agony of a lengthy recovery.

Most women would never dream of hunting alone much less for a whole week in another state for a species they knew nothing about.

But I am obviously not most women. Continue reading Sunday Morning Musings – Happy Surgical Anniversary Day & How Far I’ve Come

7 Reasons I Love Camping In the Fall

I love fall camping. Everything about it and once Labor Day hits and hunting season gets here I am in seventh heaven.

And here are my top seven reasons why… Continue reading 7 Reasons I Love Camping In the Fall

Wisconsin River Sand Bar Fun

I can’t believe it took until the 4th of July to finally go camping in 2014.

May’s average temp in WI was 42 degrees with about 3” of rain and June’s average temperature was 56 degrees with 6 ½” of rain.

Not really ideal tent camping weather. Continue reading Wisconsin River Sand Bar Fun

Sunday Morning Musings – Sometimes a Punch in the Face is Needed

Sometimes I have no idea how I got here.

Sometimes I get sucked into situations I have no business being in.

Sometimes I bite off more than I can chew and then smack myself in the forehead in regret and mutter “what was I thinking???” .

I do however, find some solace in thinking I’m not alone in this.

It’s funny, I’ve never aspired to be famous or a promoter of women in the outdoors or anything like that. I’m just a chick with a podcast and a blog that enjoys hunting and fishing and I just really like doing what I do. Continue reading Sunday Morning Musings – Sometimes a Punch in the Face is Needed