AT SOBO 2022. Filipina-American. Born in Chicago, bred in the burbs, Michigan for a hot second, then back to Chicago. Mental healthcare worker, soon-to-be MSW, and aspiring LCSW. Oldest sister to two stellar siblings, daughter to two giving parents, friend to the coolest cats, and partner to my number one fan. I pick up hobbies depending on the season. I'm impulsive; hence my attempt to thru-hike this trail. Let’s see how this goes — I’m just as curious as you are!
With a little over a month left until I head to Baxter State Park, I've spent a lot of time honing in on my gear list — so, here ya go: Condensed
“You’ll get homesick.” “You can’t do this alone.” “You’re a vulnerable woman.” “You’re avoiding the real world.” “You’re not an experienced
According to The Trek, physical injury and mental fatigue are major factors that drive hikers to leave the trail. Four months remain until I begin
You're invited to read along as I walk along the Appalachian Trail. (First backpacking selfie, 2015) WHO: Hi, my name is MG. I’m a