A few years ago, I was asked to give advice to current high schoolers at my alma mater. I shared how much I’d changed.
How did I end up with “Illness to Wellness”? Others believed in me – and now I do, too. The name I almost used doesn’t make sense anymore.
We, your students, long for full inclusion and an embrace of us and our gifts – and that’s different from what we’re usually getting.
I wrote this article back when I was on leave from school. Though my situation has changed, the core message is the same: I am enough. Even if I can do nothing, I am enough.
Dietary restrictions suck. Your food and lifestyle don’t have to.
I believe in not just giving things up, but replacing them as you go along. I’ve discerned more about what does and does not work for me.
Part 3: Mental health. The free or low-cost accommodations and products that help keep my mood up.