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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…

#HikingMyFeelings: Lessons from the Trans-Catalina Trail is the story of how two hikes across Catalina Island helped me strip away everything I’m not, in order to find out who I am. In December 2016, I was standing in an REI dressing room trying on gear for my first backpacking trip. The outdoors were calling, and continue reading…

There have been a lot of “firsts” this week. SUNDAY: first time telling the #hikingmyfeelings survivor story in public MONDAY: first emotional hangover of this new chapter TUESDAY: first time Barry and I had a “board meeting” in awhile, cruising around Mission Bay, solving the world’s problems WEDNESDAY: first podcast interview of the @hikingmyfeelings podcast tour (more info on continue reading…