PCT Day 99

PCT Day 99 Friday July 21 Today I decided to get some chores done. Enough with the relaxation! I had some tasks to do that I’d been putting off for a while. Well, there was no excuse not to do them now. I hadn’t washed my quilt yet this season and decided it was probably…

PCT Day 98

PCT Day 98 Thursday July 20 I decided to completely devote today to RELAXATION! Apparently I am not very good at just taking it easy so I have to schedule a day for resting. No town chores, no blogging, no traveling, no cleaning, no resupplying. It’s harder than it sounds :). I started off the…

PCT Day 97

PCT Day 97 Wednesday July 19 I ate breakfast again this morning at Jax Truckee Diner before checking out of the hostel. I decided to travel to South Lake Tahoe while I healed and waited for the medication to begin its magic. Several groups of friends were planning to hike through South Lake Tahoe over…

PCT Day 96

PCT Day 96 Tuesday July 18 Today I called my doctor first thing in the morning and left a message for his nurse. I had checked my email throughout the day yesterday but did not receive a reply the entire day. I left him another email message and then thought – now what? I’m no…

PCT Day 95

PCT Day 95 Monday July 17 I awoke this morning and headed over to the Sierra City Country Store to use the wifi and email my gastroenterologist. I feel stuck in limbo until I can discuss treatment options for my ulcerative colitis with my doctor. I don’t know if he can just proscribe medication that…

PCT Day 94 – Sunday July 16

PCT Day 94 – Sunday July 16 Mile 1206.5 to Sierra City Mile 1195.4 PCT Miles Hiked Today: 11.1 Total PCT Miles Hiked: 1111.2 Feet Ascended Today: 862 Feet Descended Today: 3638 Current Elevation: 4171 Steps: 36675 I awoke with one obsessive thought on my mind this morning : GET. TO. SIERRA CITY. I packed…

PCT Day 93 – Saturday July 15

PCT Day 93 – Saturday July 15  West Branch Beartrap Creek Mile 1224.1 to Mile 1206.5 PCT Miles Hiked Today: 17.6 Total PCT Miles Hiked: 1100.1 Feet Ascended Today: 3986 Feet Descended Today: 2541 Current Elevation: 7394 Steps: 54353 I’m camped by myself tonight with one of the most spectacular views of the sunset I’ve…