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Mighty Blue on the Appalachian Trail:

The Ultimate Mid-Life Crisis

Feb 16, 2023

I found this week’s guest by reading an article he’d written about Post-Trail Depression. I know some people scoff at this concept, but it is real, and Casey Beeman articulates it beautifully.

He did his thru-hike, along with his wife, Kylie, last year. They enjoyed the freedom to have a big adventure, but coming down to earth at the end turned out to be problematic, especially for Casey.

I asked him to read the article during our conversation, which he duly did, and I think it adds power to the piece by the simple fact of him reading it.

Our MB Class of 23 is boosted by just one new member today. Jessica Lang-Wright was one of our first class members but, for reasons you’ll hear today, it is only now that she can be on the show. Welcome Jessica. You can follow her through her Youtube channel,, and on Instagram at

Doctor Lynne has had to miss this week, but will return next week with her views on Lyme Disease.

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