The 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 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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This week we asked: “What is your favorite thing a friend or family member has done for you when you’re flaring?” Here are some of our favorite answers. Read and re-read when you’re feeling down. Keidra says she’s had numerous friends walk her home when her vision is bad and install lights in her hallway and on her stairs to help her see. When Fran was in the...
Being a ChronicBabe often means we have to make sacrifices—and that can mean we spend more time managing our symptoms and less time primping and practicing good self-care. No more! I dare you to look good. I know you can. Here are my six favorite tips for looking good even when you feel really bad. It will boost your mood, sugar—promise. *AWAP = As Well As Possible Now...
This post is guest written by ChronicBabe Michelle R. Hi ChronicBabes! I’m Michelle. I’m currently attending school in Stockholm to multitask on my dreams of going back to school and living in Europe. I also have an autoimmune disease called ITP (Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura if you feel sassy), in addition to Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Living abroad with health challenges can be annoying, but it hasn’t stopped me from...
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