7 Free Employment Resources to Aid with Working with a Chronic Illness

I’m really excited to share these 7 employment resources with you! I don’t know about you, but I felt lost or too exhausted to search for resources that could’ve helped me at work. There were also so many things that I just didn’t know. Especially when it came to what services were available to me. …

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Working with a Chronic Illness? Here are 8 Things You Should Know

When I entered the corporate workforce at age 22, I was a healthy able bodied individual who worked hard for my money. Then at 28 I became very ill with a condition that took me six and a half years to get a diagnosis. In the meantime, I was still trying to work as hard …

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Returning to Work while Chronically Ill Check-in Survey

Has it been about four to eight weeks since you’ve returned back to work after being out on extended leave? If so, that’s fantastic! Maybe you were out because your illness was recently triggered, you had surgery, your chronic illness relapsed, maternity leave or another reason. Whatever the reason, welcome back to work! How’s it …

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My FND Journey Part III: The Relapse – Denial and then Acceptance

About six weeks after the birth of my second child, I started to relapse, and I went into major denial about it. At first I thought I was having a few bad days because the temperature went up to 70 degrees in December 2015. I was thrilled I could take my kids outside to play …

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FMLA, ADA, and Short Term Disability? Oh my!

A Guide to Disability Accommodations and Benefits at Work Are you confused about the difference between Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and short term disability benefits at work? And what about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accommodation, have you ever heard of that one? With FMLA, ADA accommodations, short term disability and long term …