Tag: Invisible Illness

Dear Pain…

A sort of love letter to pain — my gratitude to learning strength, grace, and humility.

An Instagram Round-Up…

The Instagram accounts I can’t live without – a round-up of the accounts I check pretty much every single day.

Real Talk: The Coron-Anxiety

Getting real around here to talk about mental health and coronavirus anxiety.

The Autoimmune Protocol

The one where I talk about the AIP “diet” and ask for your advice, experience, and tips and tricks on transitioning into this lifestyle.

Staying M.I.A. Just A Tad Longer…

I know it has been quite some time since I have written here, and I wish I could tell you that I have a lot of fun posts coming up for you!   However, I will be taking an extended break from this blog…

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.

A Health Update: Off Meds

It’s been a long time since I’ve written a true health update here. However, while a great deal has happened, there are still no answers or conclusions to share with everyone. Maybe that’s why I’ve been avoiding writing about this–I still have so many unanswered questions. But for my own benefit of recording my health status accurately, and to catch us all up to at least where we stand today, it’s important that I share what I know thus far.

Dwelling On The Quell

If you’re like me, you know that medications are sometimes necessary but holistic methods are embraced when possible. Having multiple chronic diseases and suffering from severe chronic pain forces you to make medication decisions on a daily basis.

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.

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.

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