The Chronically Awesome© Foundation is a philanthropic organization whose mission it is to cultivate and support the Chronically Awesome Community through artistic programs including but not limited to blogging, photography, painting, and crafting; as well as to provide support programs both in a group or peer-to-peer settings. The Chronically Awesome Foundation strives to educate and raise awareness about the needs of the Chronically Awesome. We provide comfort to those in need and give back to The Chronically Awesome Community in creative and uplifting ways. Find out more.
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Get Inspired by The Blogs Of Our Members.
Welcome to the Forever Fibromyalgia Chronically Awesome Blog from Monica Radtke My name is Monica Radtke. Welcome to Forever Fibromyalgia, my Chronically Awesome Blog. Let me tell you about myself. I am 47 years old and have lived in Minnesota my entire life. I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in September of 2007. I deal with[…]
Art For Chronically Awesome Kids What if someone gave you the gift of creativity and then asked you to pass it along to a chronically ill child? Or many gifts for many children? Could you spent some time with the children, coloring, drawing, making collages with paste and pictures, or playing with stickers? Could you[…]
Be Brave, Be Strong, Take Risks When we become ill we often begin to ask questions: How did this happen? Why did this happen? What did I do? Is this my fault? WHY ASK WHY We try to be brave. We try to be strong. We have trouble pushing the boundaries of illness when the[…]
Giving Rare Disease Day the Credit that it Deserves How do you give Rare Disease Day the credit it deserves? Did you know that you can change the way people react to you and your past life experiences using just 3 simple digits? It’s called a FICO/Credit score and it is either dreaded, fiercely protected[…]
Preston Is Truly One Of A Kind A disorder is considered rare when fewer than 200,000 people in the United States has the condition. Some of us with rare disorders go to the emergency room when something goes wrong, it is after office hours and we do not have a choice, but when we[…]
Rare Disease Day Word Search From NORD Word Search Answer Key. Don’t Cheat!
Emi’s Courage When we receive letters from the parents of children with chronic and often rare diseases, the first thing parents tell us is about the strength and courage their children have. When we learned of Emi’s courage we knew we were learning about someone special. Jules daughter had a rare disorder and has often[…]
Chronically Awesome: A Proud Rare Disease Day Partner “With research, the possibilities are limitless” Press Release: Today Is Rare Disease Day 2017: Today is #RareDiseaseDay 2017! Today, with events taking place in over 90 countries all around the world, we hope to raise more awareness than ever for rare diseases! With the theme of research,[…]
Resolution To Take Baby Steps “Resolution To Take Baby Steps” is a guest post by our founder, Jules Shapiro. Originally posted on WhatTheJules.com, this post is not just a blog, it is an idea for a creative art project! Happy New Year! I hope that you had fun last night. Making a resolution for the coming[…]
Chronically Awesome is Grateful All of us at Chronically Awesome are for your support. Happy Thanksgiving.