Chronic Illness Resources, Websites and Information. With so many wonderful resources out there, we’re sure we’ve missed some great ones, so please contact us and send us a resource you think we should share with our community.
- “The mission of ChronicBabe is to help young women with chronic illness be their best;to be Babes! We believe that empowerment can be the strongest medicine Ã¢â‚¬” that women who feel in control of their lives, despite their health issues, can achieve anything they put their minds to. Our mission doesn’t stop with this web site; founder Jenni Prokopy uses many mediums to spread the ChronicBabe message, including public speaking, articles in consumer and trade magazines, radio and TV appearances, and more…
- Lupus Chick’s Posterous “I’ve had Lupus for 16 years. I want to reach others with this illness and hopefully we can share experiences. I want to be a voice for awareness!”
- Laurie Edwards is a 29-year-old writer trying to balance multiple illnesses (PCD, bronchiectasis, celiac disease, thyroid disease, etc.) Her first book, Life Disrupted: Getting Real About Chronic Illness in Your Twenties and Thirties (Walker) was named one of 2008’s Best Consumer Health Books. Laurie is working on her second book. You can find her at her website, A Chronic Dose.