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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’m tired of all these diets being compared. ⠀ Seriously, when did it become a competition to see which diet makes you the best human being?⠀ “Paleo? But have you you tried keto?”⠀ “You’re eating gluten-free the wrong way!” ⠀ ”You’re vegetarian? Why not vegan?” ⠀ Gluten-free, vegan, paleo, keto, and whatever other new trend is out…who effin’ cares? As long as you are eating the way that makes YOU feel best, just keep doing...

“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...

It’s so funny how bad I wanted to fit in and be like other people growing up. I mean I was a teen who was ALWAYS sick so you bet I was trying hard not to be noticed. “I don’t want people looking at me for my illnesses” I’d always say. Why would any of us? I stayed in my head so much about my health. I worried so much what people thought of me and how my life was so different from everyone else’s. Even my closest friends fel...

I was always known as “the sick kid” in high school. I didn’t go to prom, I didn’t play sports, and I was even homeschooled my last 3 years after becoming so sick. People ask me all the time, “do you wish you had a normal high school experience?” Well, absolutely. “Are you actually happy you spent most of your teenage years sick or in a hospital?” Of course not...but you know what, I’m not mad about it either.  I’m not resen...

Working out should be meant for only one thing: to make yourself feel happier. Whether you’re rehabilitating, trying to look better for you, trying to feel healthier, or just doing it for a mood boost; happiness should be your end result. I’ve spent most of my life pushing my body well past the acceptable limit with my invisible illness. What I wish I learned sooner is that I don’t need to hate my workouts, I don’t need to d...

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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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