Let me tell ya ’bout my best friends! If you haven’t discovered Autoimmune Sisters yet, what are you waiting for!?
Category: Autoimmune Arthritis, Chronic Illness, Patient AdvocacyTags: advocacy, autoimmune arthritis, autoimmune disease, autoimmune sisters, autoimmunity, blogs, chronic bloggers network, chronic diseases, chronic pain, Chronically Kristin, community, followers, recommendations, social media, women
The Instagram accounts I can’t live without – a round-up of the accounts I check pretty much every single day.
Guys! HI! Holy cow, it’s been a long time. I kind of don’t know where to begin on a life update, health update, blog update, etc. I think I’ll take a series of posts and really update you guys on what’s going on in… Continue Reading “Blogging Conundrum”
This is a little bit of a tough blog post for me to write: I am not the most successful at workplace or professional self-care (full disclaimer: that’s probably putting it lightly). I love my job, and I love my career even more. I feel so grateful for so many things that have to do with my professional life. I’m grateful to have a stable job; I’m grateful for my wonderful health insurance; I’m grateful for flexibility and understanding leaders and coworkers; I’m grateful to be able to do what I love every day.
Category: Life AdviceTags: #chroniclife, #selfcaremvmt, advice, autoimmune disease, autoimmunity, career, chronic illness, Chronically Kristin, digital communications, digital detox, health, healthcare, life, professional, professional life, professional self-care, self care catalysts, self care movement, self-care, social media, spectrum health, work, workplace self-care
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! 🙂
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… Continue Reading “#HealtheVoices16 Conference”
I’m so excited to introduce this new blog series to everyone. I’ve been working closely with some organizations lately on how to become a better patient advocate. How can we be even more transparent so as to help other chronic illness fighters? I’m kicking… Continue Reading “Powering My Arthritis Power”
I was introduced to the term “ePatient” by Stanford School of Medicine’s MedX program. Among many other things, they hold a yearly conference in September that brings together physicians, scientists, researchers, students, patients, and more. The conference is a leading showcase of technology and… Continue Reading “I Patient, You Patient, ePatient. “
Category: Chronic IllnessTags: advocacy, autoimmune disease, awareness, blogger, chronic, chronic diseases, chronic illness, epatient, Facebook, fibromyalgia, grand rapids, life, mary free bed, medx, motivation, pain, pain program, patient, patient advocate, podcast, Q&A, questions, rheumatologist, sick, social media, Spoonie, spooniefamily, strength, The Spoon Theory, tweet chat
I’m just a little bit over two years into my diagnoses of chronic diseases. Who knows how long I’ve actually had them, or at the very least had the beginning symptoms. But March 3, 2013 feels like it was a mix between my D-Day… Continue Reading “The Invisibility of Invisible Illness”