Sugar High (Hardcover)
"Think you know Alexandra Park? Think again. Sugar High is an addicting and engaging mashup of a celebrity memoir and an informative story that millions share." - Emily Longeretta, US Weekly
"Just brilliant. An absolute page-turner, written in Alex's inimitable voice, and brimming over with entertaining adventures from the film industry and her quest for knowledge of this commonly misunderstood health condition." - Elizabeth Hurley, Actress & Entrepreneur
Two unrelated yet equally momentous things happened to Alexandra Park at once: she was cast a lead character in a big American TV show, "The Royals," and she was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.
Sugar High follows the next four years of Alex's life as she leaves home and travels the world, vacillating between the highs of starring in a hit TV show and the fear, denial, and loneliness that stem from a life-threatening, commonly misunderstood medical condition.
Sugar High is not a sob story, nor is it a humorless lecture. It is a meditation on dusting yourself off and trying again. The memoir flickers aspirational notes of celebrity and living one's dream while, simultaneously, exploring the struggle of an inexperienced Type 1 diabetic. It's about a journey to acceptance, learning to let go of the illusion of perfection, and searching for humor in even the darkest moments but, most of all, it's about reminding yourself to simply enjoy the ride.