Molly Murphy

My life is about living for the good moments, and making the best of those that aren’t. I'm a chronic Lyme disease fighter, an aspiring writer, amateur gluten-free cook, environmentalist, and a peace-loving teenager searching for life's little inspirations in all those people, places, and things happening around me. I'm doing my best to live a life full of positive thoughts, energy, and actions to help nurture the healing I need within me.

My story is an usual one, and I think it’s worth telling. I’m 18 and I’ve been sick for almost half of my life. I have Chronic Lyme Disease, and am undergoing long-term treatment.

I handcraft paper beads out of recycled papers and use those to create stylish, upcycled, completely unique pieces of jewelry. My goal is to create an income for myself by working from home on the days that my health allows. I cannot work a “normal” job, but I would love to be able to help my parents pay for some of my medical expenses. I’m excited to be striking out on my own doing what I love!