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Diabetes

Welcome to your life.

As I stood on top of Mount Laguna, taking in my first sunrise on the Pacific Crest Trail, I had one song stuck in my head: “The Invite” by Pepper (@pepperlive on instagram). I found this song when I desperately needed it, and this sunrise felt like the invite to the rest of my long continue reading…

Hiking saved my life. Can you relate? I knew the Trans-Catalina Trail would be an adventure, but I didn’t know that choosing adventure would help me uncover the root of 12+ years of chaos in my mind and body. If you’re new here, my name is Sydney and I am a diabetic adventurer, sexual assault survivor continue reading…

One year ago today I got the call that would change my life forever. “You have Type 2 Diabetes.” As it turns out, my body had been screaming for me to pay attention to it since I was raped 12 years ago, and this was the first time I heard its screams. My body had continue reading…