Hi everyone! My name is David, and this April I am setting off on a NOBO thru hike of the AT. I am from beautiful Charlottesville, Virginia in the heart of the Virginia Blue Ridge and Shenandoah's. When I am not outside seeking some adventure, I can be found working the friendly sky's as flight paramedic on a medical helicopter. My pancreas doesn't make insulin and we have a love/ hate relationship. However I have a great insulin pump and glucose monitor that pick up the slack of my lazy ass pancreas. I am excited to share my thru hike adventure with y'all (hows that for a southern transplant). So come follow me along as I walk through the woods and write about the good and bad days, thru hiking with diabetes and occasionally reassuring my mother that I am alive and well.


“Wait,” They Say, “You’re Doing What?”

“Wait,” They Say, “You’re Doing What?”

The conversation usually goes something like this… “Hey, David! What have you been up to?” Me: “Oh, you know, just planning to go hike the

Nov 7, 2018 : David