Pretty Couch Potato

Patient Leader

Lauren is a 26 year old vintage-loving, wife and puppy mama. She lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas and works as a patient advocate for an infusion pharmacy. She was diagnosed with Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction (CIPO) at age 13, and has been on TPN (IV nutrition) since that diagnosis. She has a blog and Instagram where she shares her experiences and tips she’s learned through the 13 years she’s been on TPN and the ways she copes with CIPO.

Location

Fayetteville, AR

Nominations

Advocating for Another Best in Show: Blog Rookie of the Year

Lauren has lived this life and knows what the patients are facing and their needs. She is one amazing young woman with an infectious positivity that helps those she is around. In short, she is an amazing help and advocate for all she comes in contact with.  — Connie

Lauren has lived this life and she is passionate about helping those that find themselves in a similar health situation.  — Connie

Lauren tirelessly devotes herself to improving the quality of life of those who rely on nutrition support while spreading awareness for those who have chronic illnesses and implanted medical devices. She normalizes those who live with chronic illness and shows so many that life can be so much more than your diagnosis through charming southern sass.  — Breanne

Truly inspirational & empowering human being, going through her own personal daily struggles with her diagnosis and assisting people through her own experiences with a smile on her face, kindness and compassion.  — Lelanie

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