ChronicBabe Secret Club: Support, Coaching & More
It’s no secret: Our Secret Club rocks! It’s all about giving you the tools you need to craft an incredible life beyond illness. Every day, I receive emails from fellow ChronicBabes like you, asking me about the bazillion complicated issues we sick chicks face. And there’s just not enough time in the day to answer your questions individually! …and I know from your emails (and tweets, and Instagram comments, and Facebook posts) that you crave accountability and support and a...
If a picture says a thousand words, a video says a bazillion. That’s why Editrix Jenni keeps making videos to entertain and inform all ChronicBabes. So far, the AWAP* Wednesday series has more than 100 videos, in which Jenni answers YOUR questions and shares her unique perspective on life with chronic illness. Topics range from self-advocacy to sexuality, career to childcare, family relationships to building good boundaries… and much, much more. You can subscribe to the AWAP Wednesday videos at...
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“If I can do it, so can you. Being a ChronicBabe is a state of mind. Living amazingly in spite of illness? Yes!” – Editrix Jenni
Are you a ChronicBabe?
Yes. Oh, wait—too fast? You have some doubts? Let’s see: Are you a chick? Check. Do you have a chronic illness? (You know, something that’s stickin’ with you, like fibromyalgia or depression or HIV?) Check check. Are you ready to kick ass in spite of it? Are you grinning as you read that? Triple check. Yes! I proclaim you a ChronicBabe.
As a young woman with multiple chronic illnesses, I get you—I know what it’s like to feel limited, to want more out of life. That’s why I created ChronicBabe: To help you have an amazing life in spite of illness. I’ll help you gain new confidence, boost your career, nurture friendships, have great sex, save more money, and be even more fabulous.
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I was shopping today at Target and had a strong emotional reaction to some gym shorts. All the women’s workout shorts were very short. As in: my derriere would be hanging out the back if I weren’t careful. And none of them had pockets to hold my inhaler or my cell phone while I work out at the gym, or my keys if I want to take a long...
A brief list of the ways in which I’m flared up a.k.a. fibromyalgia is a beast but I’m still trying to be #AWAPwednesday
Babes, you know my usual way is to share lots of uplifting videos and posts, but today it’s less about uplifting and more about realism and a reminder that you are worth taking care of. Some days, it’s enough to get on the computer for a bit and clear some emails. Today, for instance. That’s about all I can manage, work-wise. And this here blog post. That’s what AWAP...
Okay, I’ve got to remember to go to the dry cleaners, and call my health insurance about the EOB, and make sure I take my new vitamins this afternoon, and paint my nails for a photo shoot, and, and write a handful of emails, and… whew! I am overwhelmed! So it really resonated when one of our fellow #ChronicBabes emailed me to ask about overwhelm. (Did you know you...
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