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NF Symptoms: Bumps

NF Symptoms: Bumps

I’m sure everyone who experiences NF symptoms gets insecure about their bumps. Especially when people point them out. It’s even worse if they tell you that you should keep them covered up. Well, I’ve been there too, and here is how I succeeded in becoming more...
How Pets Can Help Your Mental Health

How Pets Can Help Your Mental Health

In the eyes of an animal lover, pets are yet another key part to wellness and can improve mental health. Pets of all kinds can help in this instance, anything from a goldfish to a dog. Currently, I myself have one hamster, two guinea pigs, and one dog (although the...
Why I Exercise

Why I Exercise

My main motive for staying in shape is that with all of my other medical issues, I don’t need to add diabetes or anything else that comes with obesity on top of it. Another thing that motivates me to exercise is the fact that it helps with some of my medical stuff,...
Outside of the Comfort Zone

Outside of the Comfort Zone

I believe that it’s good for a person to try to push outside of their comfort zone. Because if you don’t, you won’t know how much you can truly achieve. You also don’t know the true capacity of what you’re capable of. I’m not saying people should start trying to...
The Four Pillars of Wellness

The Four Pillars of Wellness

In wellness there are four pillars, or four practices that are necessities of maintaining wellness. The First Pillar of Wellness: Movement Movement is anything that changes the location or position of the body. A walk around the block counts just as much as a...
Advocacy For NF Research

Advocacy For NF Research

From January 7th to 11th, I flew to Washington DC with the Littlest Tumor Foundation, NF Midwest, and NF Texas to ask congress for $15m in order to fund more research of a medicine that, in previous studies, has helped people with NF. The other young adult leaders and...