Tag: chronic illness

#SelfCareMvmt! (Part 1)

Self Care Catalysts is one of the first to dedicate energy and time around self-care for patients, outside of patients themselves! In doing so, they are kicking off a movement called: Self Care Mvmt. The Self Care Mvmt will highlight the stories of real patients and shed more light and perspective around what it really means to live with a chronic illness, “to reveal the unseen and invisible aspects of living with a long-term illness, and to celebrate self-care.”

Adult Naps Are Completely Underrated

FibroSleep is made by the company, ProHealth, and intended for “even the most challenged” sleepers. Often Fibromyalgia causes poor sleep and/or what we like to call, Painsomnia, in the chronic illness community.

Introducing: Chronically Kristin Guest Blogs!

For our very first guest post, I’m excited to introduce to you Emmie Arnold from Illness-to-Wellness! Thanks so much for participating, Emmie! 🙂

#HealtheVoices16 Conference

Happy Friday, everyone!   I can’t help but be happy and smiley today; the weather is so beautiful in Chicago today. Wait, why am I in Chicago?   This weekend is the HealtheVoices conference, which is put on by Janssen, is a place for…

One Step Forward, Four Years Back

This blog post is a tad overdue; to be honest, I think I have been apprehensive to talk about getting a second opinion, what that means, potential outcomes, and everything else that has been happening surrounding the appointment. It almost didn’t feel real that…

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,…

ePharma Recap Coming: Sorry for the Interruption

Hi everyone! So as most of you know, I’ve spent the past few weeks blogging for ePharma. The conference was last week and I really enjoyed live-coverage and blogging for the sessions. I have a full recap coming soon, sometime this week. However, here’s…

A Confused Health Update

I mentioned back in October, that I was in one of the worst flares I have ever had while I was doing all of that travel and conference experience (#MedX and #TXFM). The flare continued when I got home. And added lovely symptoms of fatigue,…

ePharma Blog Posts

Hi everyone!   I just wanted to update with a post on my blog posts for ePharma Summit. You can read my posts, and others, on their blog, here. Follow them on social media with @epharma and #epharma16.   Here are the first two…

ePharma Summit

Sometimes the timing on things in life blows my mind. I have recently been feeling pretty down about not having more opportunities or time to do my ePatient advocacy and chronic disease awareness work, especially when it comes to blogging and social media about…

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