Let's start here, shall we?
While most kids my age have days full of plans and activities like sports and social gatherings, I have days full of fatigue and headaches and doctors visits. I've been attending public school my whole life, until recently, when my health got to a point where I could not get out of bed. So I had to transfer to school online.
While I do get some freedom, I also have almost nothing left that resembles a teenage life, which hasn't been easy.
I see people my age living life to their fullest and it pains me to know that some days I can't make it out the door. That's not a possible life for me right now. It's hard to think about the future because it's so unknown. Academically, I have been successful through this time of struggle, which is something I am very thankful for. However, it takes much energy, drains me out for the day, and leaves me with nothing left.Read More