WILD - Cheryl Strayed- memoir of a woman who solo-hiked the Pacific Crest Trail in her twenties after years of personal turmoil. Really good book about determination and finding strength inside yourself.
“The useless days days will add up to something. The shitty waitressing jobs. The hours writing in your journal. The long meandering walks. The hours reading poetry and story collections and novels…. These things are your becoming.
I knew that if I allowed fear to overtake me, my journey was doomed. Fear, to a great extent, is born of a story we tell ourselves, and so I chose to tell myself a different story from the one women are told. I decided I was safe. I was strong. I was brav