2020 – 2021
Walking Te Araroa (New Zealand’s long trail)
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I was warned about how bad you could feel post-trail, but didn’t really take it seriously. But it hit me hard, the Post-Trail Stress and Depression. The intense feelings of let-down, lostness, lack of integration and inability to re-imagine an indoor, office-based worklife, that can come on once you finish a through-hike. I started outContinue reading “Update: Managing PTSD (Post-Trail Stress and Depression)”
Day 153 (Wed 21 April): Punga Cove to Resolution Bay Started 9.05am, finished 3.45pm, 22k. Pain in the head status: Pain-free today and very relieved about it. Word of the day: Careen, to heave a ship down one side in order to expose the other side to clean off barnacles or make repairs. Our goalContinue reading “Queen Charlotte track – Part 2”
Day 151 (Mon 19 April): Anakiwa to Portage bay Started 8.20am, finished 1.50pm, 20k. Pain in the head status: I thought the migraine might be moving on today but it turned out it was just moving position and settling in to the other side of my head. It was an uncomfortable travelling companion but IContinue reading “Queen Charlotte track – Part 1”
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