March 31st is the International Transgender Day of Visibility
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ways to learn more:
mental health is important for everyone; it extends beyond the realm of diagnosis, just as physical health does. my recovery from self-harm and suicidal thoughts and actions has been ongoing and complex. on my journey, I have progressed toward reclaiming my body, my creative freedom, gratitude, the joy of food, and my identity. most helpful has been non-judgmental spaces centred on safety, trust, and respectful communication, which invite people to deepen their understanding of experiences different from their own.
I've previously discussed how and why I came to learn
which foods my body cannot process well;
this post will focus on how 2014 was perhaps the perfect time for those realizations,
and on my journey in the five years since.
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I understand my experience is not identical to those who live with celiac disease;
while my immune sensitivities are similar in some respects,
they are completely different in plenty of other ways.
anything that impacts the foods a person can eat will seep into other aspects of their life -
no matter how simple or complex it may appear when compared to another such thing.
a blog reflecting