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Tough Girl Podcast

The Tough Girl Podcast is all about inspiring and motivating YOU! I will be interviewing inspirational women from around the world, who’ve faced and overcome difficult challenges and situations, they will share their story, their knowledge and provide advice and essential tips for you to overcome your own personal challenges. Please check out the Tough Girl Challenges website - www.toughgirlchallenges.com and follow on twitter @_TOUGH_GIRL
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Sep 19, 2017

On the 3rd June I started my thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail, 2,190 miles in 100 days.  This was a dream I had last year, and if you've been following my daily podcast you'll know the challenges I've faced to get to the start line. 

 

During this podcast I’m being interviewed by my awesome sister, Caroline Wellingham. We discuss in detail the challenge, what it was like every day, how I dealt with the high points & low points, what I loved, what I learned and why I won’t be doing the trail again!

Show notes

  • Starting at the beginning  - why did I want to walk the Appalachian Trail?
  • Learn more about my preparation 
  • How I was feeling at the start
  • Day 1 of the trail - 3rd June
  • Getting into routines
  • How I coped physically at the start
  • Key milestones
  • The kindness of strangers
  • Meeting members of the Tough Girl Tribe
  • Meeting Stan the Man
  • Reaching the half way point at Harpers Ferry
  • Dealing with the pressure of the challenge
  • Emotional vlogs!
  • How I kept myself motivated during the challenge
  • Mantras
  • Thinking about life
  • A quick fire round of questions!
  • Food on the trail….
  • Being inspired by the women on the trail
  • Crossing state lines
  • Being miserable on the trail
  • Sleeping at high altitude
  • Embracing the suck
  • Highlights from the trail
  • Trail magic & animals on the trail
  • Dealing with bears and snakes on the trail
  • Mental preparation and training - “what if”
  • One of my best decisions I’d made on the trail
  • Bad decisions..
  • Blister watch!
  • The final week!
  • Meeting Jo Jo at the finish
  • Not quite believing it’s done
  • Missing the trail?

 

 

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