Saturday, May 14, 2011

The Open Road

For many years, I was all but home-bound.  Carrying around 180 pounds of excess weight will do that to you.  The weight may have merely been a symptom, but it was a mighty one. And then there was the real impediment, or rather, the root of it all:  the emotional pain and baggage that kept me bound.  And when I was bound I was cut off from adventure, exploration, general fun and new horizons.

Travel became increasingly difficult until eventually, anything other than traveling by car was out of the question.  No more.  Check out my "Hungry For The Truth" blog for the nuts and bolts of the journey, how I did it, how I continue to navigate the ongoing challenges of emotions, temptations, bad days, and even the avalanche of good stuff that orbit everyday life.

This blog is devoted to the fruits of my evolution.  For years I've dreamt of traveling with freedom and grace. Of leaving my comfort zone and familiar surroundings with regularity. Now I'm doing it.

"I Once Was Lost" will be compilations of recent excursions, profiles of inspirational and unusual people I meet along the way, and travel ideas for your own adventures. Most importantly, I want to get across the truism that Dreams, though they may feel ephemeral, abstract, and ungraspable, can be living, breathing, 3-D present moment REALITY.

Happy Trails,


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  2. Congrats on the new blog stacey! Love the layout and I look forward to reading about your exciting adventures....Gorgeous photos!

  3. So where are "we" headed next?

  4. This looks great, Stacey. I'm looking forward to sharing more of your journeys!