A Beginners Guide to Backpacking with Type 1 Diabetes

I grew up assuming that backpacking was not an option for me.  Backpacking along with scuba diving was looped into the “too dangerous for diabetics” category in my head. A category, which I’ve only recently realized is completely ludicrous. Unlike scuba diving, no one (other than my mom) has ever told me that backpacking is … More A Beginners Guide to Backpacking with Type 1 Diabetes

Julian: Best Place to Hike, Worst Place to Apple Pick

“It doesn’t snow in San Diego.” False.  Although it snows about every 50 years in the city of San Diego, it snows almost every year in Julian. Julian, California Julian is one of those strange places that doesn’t feel like San Diego.  It is located North East of the city separating coast from dessert.  Southern … More Julian: Best Place to Hike, Worst Place to Apple Pick

The Lake Life

As you can probably see from the simple change in scenery, I have left the Jersey shore and headed north to my home away from home, New England.  Currently I am recovering from my cafe and shore lifestyle in a not-so-little house on Squam Lake in New Hampshire.  The road to recovery has not been … More The Lake Life