chronic illness

17 Things I Learned While 17

Today, I turn 18. Aside from the fact that my mind is blown that I’ve reached “adulthood” and that I’m not really looking forward to having to sign a bunch […]

A Chat with Chronic Conqueror Jessie McElwee of Souldmade Goods

Recently I’ve noticed a trend in the teenage chronic illness community. What sort of trend, you ask? People are giving up on themselves. They’re hearing that life’s a challenge and […]

Here's what REALLY happens at college orientation!

At the end of June, I attended my college orientation. Below, you’ll get a peek into my college orientation experience, the sessions I attended, and what could be in store […]

Ever wondered just what makes a service dog a service dog? Read about why I have one here!

If you don’t know me personally you may be thinking “Peyton, why do you need a service dog?” And the answer is quite simple. I suffer from a pretty severe […]