PSSSSTTT: I Have a Secret! A ChronicBabe Secret Club For You, That Is…
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 sense...
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 50 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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Today’s AWAP Wednesday video is all about what to do when someone offers you an unsolicited cure for your chronic illness. I KNOW you get these all the time—I sure do—and it’s a pickle to figure out how to respond with grace and calm when you’re all riled up inside! So I’ve come up with a few ideas for you that just might help you have easier conversations. Watch today’s...
Today’s AWAP Wednesday video is a little bit longer than usual, and a little bit different. Today, we’re learning to embrace the beauty of saying no. We ALL need to say no more often—I’m including myself in that category—so I’m sharing three strategies to help us figure out how to honor our own needs and say no. Nada. Nope. Watch today’s video, in which I share some of my favorite no-saying strategies....
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