- National Drug Take-Back Day: Why is it just a day? And why is disposing of medications so hard?
- Here, a warm glass of... (a response to a friend's post)
- As we prep for the new ChronicBabe site, we're shutting down the bits.
- Oh, hi there. How ya doin'?
- Want to help us build our Pinterest community?
- Hustling, humility, and a plea for support
- Feeling down? Try some Kid President
- Something's been missing...
- In preparation for 2014 and ObamaCare:
- A look at "sick lit"
- Join us for a LIVE chat today!
- Fantastic new campaign
- Join us for a LIVE chat today!
- AND we're back.
Just a quick question for yall, sick America. Why do you think its so freakin hard for us to dispose of unused/unwanted medications? The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Office of Diversion Control is sponsoring its Drug Take-Back Day for this Saturday, April 27, from 10am to 2pm. Really, yall? Four hours? » Read the full article
When my pal Kerri posted A Big Ol Glass of... the other day, I almost snarfed my coffee. Kerri and I chat a lot about misperceptions and misconceptions about chronic illness, and Ive been mortified to hear some of the comments people make to her about diabetes. So I couldnt help but respond to her piece with one of my own. Heres my short list of shit people say to me about fibromyalgia, in no particular order. Its all real. And then my response. Which is the same as Kerris. » Read the full article
It was nice while it lasted! But the new stream-lined ChronicBabe.com wont have news items per se - although Editrix Jenni will be writing about newsworthy stuff. Just wanted you to know that we havent forgotten about this feature...were just letting it rest. Thanks!
Hi! Its been a while. I didnt mean for it to be so long...I just hit a bit of a wall and had to take a ChronicBabe break. But guess what? Its leading to something super-lovely. Im remaking ChronicBabe. Tearing it down so I can build it back up. Its gonna be a whole new ballgame, chicas. Read on for more... » Read the full article
Hi folks! Were cranking up our Pinterest community, and Editrix Jenni has created a bunch of new Chronicbabe boards. Want to join in the fun? Check out our boards, comment, follow us, and if youd like to help add to any of our ChronicBabe boards, please let us know! Just send a request through the comments below. » Read the full article
I love a challenge. So when my best girl Natalie challenged me to join her in the Hustle Up the Hancock a few months ago, I said yes. I trained and trained. And I wrecked my body. Heres a short tale about not meeting my goal, why thats OK, and a little request for help from you, dear fellow ChronicBabe. » Read the full article
Your Editrix has had a little bout of depression the past two days. Rough stuff. But Kid President is helping a lot. Enjoy!
I have some ideas about where this project will go in the coming years, but Im curious to hear from you. What do you find useful? What do you want more of? What would be most valuable to you on this journey with chronic illness? How can I help you? » Read the full article
This handy-dandy tool shows you how ObamaCare will impact YOUR health insurance situation.
Some folks are freaked out by it. We feel empowered by it. XO Jane contributor S.E. Smith gives us the lowdown on "sick lit."
Lets get together and talk about our hopes and challenges for the new year. Editrix Jenni and our amazing moderators, Rachel and Helen, all have a bunch of resolutions and plans to talk about, and we cant wait to hear yours. Join us at the Forum today at 6pm PST, 7pm MST, 8pm CST, 9pm EST, 10pm AT (thats 1pm in Sydney and Melbourne on Wednesday, January 9).
Lets get together and talk about our hopes and challenges for the new year. Editrix Jenni and our amazing moderators, Rachel and Helen, all have a bunch of resolutions and plans to talk about, and we cant wait to hear yours. Join us at the Forum today, January 6 at 12pm PST, 1pm MST, 2pm CST, 3pm EST, 4pm AT, 8pm GMT.
Happy new year, babes! December was a rough month for Editrix Jenni, who was sick twice with gastroenteritis and missed nearly two weeks of work and fun. Thanks for your patience while we rested and healed. We have fun plans to share... » Read the full article