Thrilled, nervous, prepared, wide eyed, eager... Like a little puppy dog chasing after her first bone, as if all shiny objects are gold.
Tired, sore, grumpy, exhausted. Confident, nostalgic, angry, determined... I'm not giving up, no no no, not just yet.
Wet, cold, muddy, broken. Radiant, burned, tan-red-brown... Sun poisoning's no joke, the 90 mile beach water blisters taught me that.
Gaining, losing, falling, climbing. Soaring, fighting, crying, dying. Used, abused, bloody and bruised. hungry, Hungry, HUNGRY!!! I can out eat and drink the biggest man I know.
Motivated, thrilled, enthused, overwhelmed. Loud, obnoxious, flirtatious, happy. Longing, craving, needing, feeling... Oh, I feel it, I feel it all.
Enjoying, breathing, being, seeing. Thinking, overthinking and thinking again. Stopping, continuing, resting, hitching. Sleeping, snoring, laughing, dreaming... Can I talk to you about my dreaming? You were there, you were there, you and you and you!
Smoking, indulging, overindulging, hungover. Embarrassed, bashful, humbled, proud. Mourning, grieving, grateful, growing. Doing it, doing it, and doing it well...Don't worry, she wasn't raised in Brooklyn.
I'm just a bunch of adjectives and verbs... intensified by travel and dulled down with time. I've been up, I've been down, I've spun round and round. The one thing I don't know is regret. I'm not ready to put an end to this just yet.