Good things come to those who sweat!

It was a backpacking trip back for a friend’s birthday. Just a 10-mile trip to Sykes Hot Springs in Big Sur. Though I had not done this particular trip at this point, I surely can do 10 miles! Or so I thought. My pride was a lot bigger than I was. Which is hard to imagine since I weighed in at around 265. I was a big boy. Needless to say, I did not make it. I made it halfway. I spent the night by myself that night. All I could think about is how I will not let...

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