Sonia Button

My name is Button. I find enjoyment and passion in animal welfare, whiskey, writing songs and venturing through the woods. I am currently hiking Nobo on the Appaclahian Trail.

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Lyme, Trails ‘n Tails and the Great Beyond

Lyme, Trails ‘n Tails and the Great Beyond

"Life is not a matter of holding good cards,but sometimes playing a poor hand as well." - Jack London Since the end of May my days have ranged

Jul 19, 2015 : Sonia Button
Lyme Disease is Ticking Me Off

Lyme Disease is Ticking Me Off

On May 31st I sat in an Emergency Room staring at a doctor as she told me I had Lyme Disease. "Shit," I thought, "Shit, shit shit. Now what? " I'll

Jun 6, 2015 : Sonia Button
The Good, The Bad & The Hungry: Volume 1

The Good, The Bad & The Hungry: Volume 1

It has been a long while since I have posted anything.  This is due to various reasons.  First and foremost, there's the procrastination that has

May 29, 2015 : Sonia Button
41 Days In: Gear Changes & Facts Thus Far

41 Days In: Gear Changes & Facts Thus Far

It is now day 41.  We did about 50 miles in three days, and have rewarded ourselves with one night at the Super 8 in Erwin, TN. It is reflection

Apr 16, 2015 : Sonia Button
North Carolina and Beyond

North Carolina and Beyond

It is now Day 36.  I sit on a porch in Hot Springs, North Carolina, enjoying the heat from the sun and a full belly. Now.  Where did I last leave

Apr 11, 2015 : Sonia Button
When A Zero Turns Into a Noro

When A Zero Turns Into a Noro

It is now day 24 of my hike, and I've only posted one blog.  This is in part due to my natural tendancy towards procrastination, and my lack of

Mar 30, 2015 : Sonia Button
From the Suburbs of Illinois to the Mountains of Georgia

From the Suburbs of Illinois to the Mountains of Georgia

Nearing the end of day eight. I lie with my right leg on a pillow, ice compressed onto my knee. Today can be chalked up to a lower end nearo and a

Mar 16, 2015 : Sonia Button
Dehydrate Your Sriracha Addiction

Dehydrate Your Sriracha Addiction

Let's talk about dehydrating Sriracha. I am addicted to all things spicy and tasty.  That is to say, damn it I love me some good eats, especially

Feb 25, 2015 : Sonia Button
Suiting Up, Packing Down: A Gear List

Suiting Up, Packing Down: A Gear List

The beginning of March is nearing. Let the countdown begin.  I have just under two weeks before starting my thru-hike. Goddamn. This whole time

Feb 21, 2015 : Sonia Button
Dirty, Broke, Beautiful and Free

Dirty, Broke, Beautiful and Free

I found myself sitting in a bathtub, sipping on whiskey; it was June 2014. That is when I decided to start this journey.  That is when I decided I

Feb 4, 2015 : Sonia Button