Tag: chronic fatigue syndrome

The Longest Overdue Health Update: Fall/Winter 2018

Good morning! I know, I haven’t written at all in so long, let alone given an update on my health and health management plan. My last update was about a year and a half ago, and I think I can say confidently that not… Continue Reading “The Longest Overdue Health Update: Fall/Winter 2018”

An Open Letter To: ____ (The World Around Me)

I have talked a lot about this in the past. When you have chronic illnesses, the difference between visible and invisible illnesses becomes a large part of your interactions with the world around you. It’s a conundrum because you want people to understand what you’re going through, yet you also don’t want it to be the first thing people notice about you.

Guest Blogger: Amy Saunders of “Living with ME”

Happy Wednesday, friends! It’s time for another guest blog! As I stated in the first guest blog, if you are interested in guest blogging on Chronically Kristin, please email me here: kristin.coppens@gmail.com.

MedNexus: You’re Not Just A Consumer

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own.  The healthcare system and industry in this country is a complicated being. We’re dealing with Pharma, Hospitals, Consumers, Doctors, other Healthcare Professionals, Insurance, Patients, Manufacturers, and more. Needless to say,… Continue Reading “MedNexus: You’re Not Just A Consumer”

“You Don’t Have Cancer, But You Should Take Chemo”

This post is a little overdue.. I think I might have been procrastinating it because there are many things to update with regards to my health. So I apologize that it’s a little lengthy. As per usual, it’s one step forward, three steps back,… Continue Reading ““You Don’t Have Cancer, But You Should Take Chemo””

Patients: If You’re Not First You’re Last

If I had to pick a constant in my life, something I hear and work towards continuously, and something that has been under the microscope for the past week and for the next three days, what would it be? That’s easy: patient first. Patients.… Continue Reading “Patients: If You’re Not First You’re Last”

Home Is Wherever I’m With You

I’m currently out in Palo Alto, CA attending the Stanford Medicine X #MedX conference. A few hours into Day 2, and I know I need to get some thoughts down and try to dissemble the jumble of words floating around my head right now. Also,… Continue Reading “Home Is Wherever I’m With You”

Decisions Right Now, Decisions For Life

Whoa! So sorry everyone. I have been seriously MIA lately. I can claim being busy, and tired, and stressed (all of which are pretty much always true), however I think I just fell out of a routine. I will try my best to get… Continue Reading “Decisions Right Now, Decisions For Life”

A Health Update (August 2015)

Hi everyone! How are all of you doing? In a couple days I will have a comprehensive recap and update for everyone on my first few appointments with the Mary Free Bed Rehabiliation Hospital Pain Center Program. Before that, I wanted to give you… Continue Reading “A Health Update (August 2015)”

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