Top 10 Fashionably ill Articles of 2014

It’s been a wonderful year of blogging; I’ve gotten to know so many readers through Twitter and Facebook.  Fashionably ill’s Facebook page is  now at 1,099 followers!  From articles on working with chronic illness to social media depression and meeting New Kid on the Block, Jordan Knight, 2014 was very memorable.

Here are the Top 10 Articles of 2014

#10    6 Things NOT To Say To a Sick Woman About Her Appearance

#9     Work & Chronic Illness (Part 1): 4 Things NOT To Say To Sick People

#8    Who Am I? The Chronically Ill Person’s Identity Crisis

#7    5 Good Ways Illness Changed Me

#6    The Church, Depression, & Mental Illness: 3 Myths That Need To Go

#5    Victim Blaming Happens To Sick People Too

#4     On Friends, NKOTB, Meeting Jordan Knight, & The Power of Words

#3     4 Tips for Avoiding Social Media Depression

#2     Disability ≠ Less Attractive

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#1     5 Reasons People Abandon a Sick Friend

This article really struck a chord with people–over forty readers left stories in the comments section about losing friends after getting ill, having a stroke, or become paralyzed after an accident.

Join My New Year’s Eve Party!

I’ll be seeing some of you on Wednesday, December 31 (starts 7 am EST) during SyFy’s two-day Twilight Zone Marathon.  If you don’t have New Year’s Eve plans yet, consider joining us here! Last year, 50 people from around the world attended on Facebook.  No one should have to be alone on New Year’s.

–Your Stylist, Jessica Gimeno


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Hi there! I am a patient advocate, writer, and public speaker most well known for my TEDx Talk, “How to Get Stuff Done When You Are Depressed.” As someone who is juggling 5 illnesses: bipolar 2, myasthenia gravis, endometriosis, psoriasis, and asthma, I’m passionate about helping people who navigate life with both chronic physical & emotional pain. If you’re interested in hiring me to speak at your event, check out the CONTACT tab.

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