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I'm Taylor, a gluten-free guy with Celiac Disease, POTS, and a rare type of Adrenal Disorder. I overcame a lot during my teenage years and I'm on a journey to get the best out of my health (mentally and physically). Whether you're here for chronic illnesses or mental health; my goal is to share my story to help anyone feel happy & healthy in life. Read more...

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I struggled for years to understand who I am. So many moments I was terrified of what people would think of me...some people made fun of me when I came out as bisexual, some people made me feel isolated when I thought I was asexual, but now, I don’t care. Yes, it may not be “normal” to be pansexual, but I’m done feeling abnormal for ONE PART of who I am. When I say I’m pansexual, I say it for ME to understand. It doesn’t cha...

I’ve struggled to be who I am. I’ve shifted things about myself to better suit people that I meet. That’s not healthy. Should I stop doing something I love because someone else doesn’t like it? Should I stop discovering who I am because I’m worried what people will think about my change? No, but I did.

It’s crazy to me that my insecurities are starting to fade away. What’s my secret? Well…there isn’t one. I’m no different than you when it comes to those self-conscious thoughts. I’ve looked in the mirror many times before and picked out the many things I dislike about my body. "I'm too skinny." "I still have cellulite." "I wish my teeth were straighter." Once I truly realized that nearly ev...

I cry a lot. No seriously, like at least once a week. Sounds depressing, right? Lol actually, not at all. I’m a firm believer that crying does not always equal sadness. To me, crying can be an expression of many things. Happiness, sadness, stress, anxiety, joy, love, fear and a combination of lots of those things. When I cry it’s because I want to. I don’t feel ashamed of it because I’m a man. I don’t feel ashamed of it beca...

“No one will love you because of your illnesses.” ⠀ In my opinion, abuse comes in many forms, but one of the worst kinds of abuse is the abuse that you disregard; The hurtful words that you start to believe yourself.⠀ I remember the overwhelming despair, sadness, and belief that these words said to me were true. These constant comments truly affected my future relationships and made me believe I didn't deserve something...

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About Me

I'm Taylor, a gluten-free guy with Celiac Disease, POTS, and a rare type of Adrenal Disorder. I overcame a lot during my teenage years and I'm on a journey to get the best out of my health (mentally and physically). Whether you're here for chronic illnesses or mental health; my goal is to share my story to help anyone feel happy & healthy in life. Read more...

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