The Marfan Blog

Christy Nath

My name is Christy Nath and I'm 36 years old and live in Portland, Or. I am a proud fur momma to 2 cats and a dog. When I’m not volunteering for The Foundation to help raise awareness, I love going to concerts, spending time with my family and friends or working on puzzles.

Recent Posts

Pain and Perseverance

Mar 4, 2020 by Christy Nath

When you're living with a condition like Marfan syndrome, it's easy to fall into the thinking that pain is just something you have to live with. 

On top of everything that comes with having Marfan syndrome, navigating through additional medical issues can seem overwhelming at times. It’s easy to give up and accept that nothing will get better and that the pain is just part of living with Marfan syndrome. I was there myself recently, after struggling with ongoing stomach problems - unrelated to Marfan - for two long years.