So I have been spending some time puttering around the internet and inviting fellow Chiarians, who also write blogs, to join in a Chiari Blog Carnival. So if you have arrived at my blog you may have received a comment on your blog or an email from me as an invitation to this carnival. My goal for organizing this blog carnival monthly is to unite my fellow bloggers that also suffer from Arnold Chiari Malformation, type 1. Plus it’s a great way to increase our readership, inspire each other and encourage continued blogging from all of us.
Each one of us knows how frustrating it can be to live with Chiari. We also know that it can feel very lonely when you have a rare, chronic condition. We all have those moments when we feel like no one understands and that we are all alone when fighting this condition. This is our opportunity to unite and to stand together with a clear voice saying “We are here and we have Chiari.”
If you would like an opportunity to see just how a blog carnival works check out these great examples. Jenni over at ChronicBabe.com produces a great monthly carnival. This months topic You are loved! ChronicBabes! is devoted to the special people that support women with that suffer from chronic illness. The Writing Reader hosts their Carnival of Creativity promoting creative writing and writer. The Math Hombre produces Math Teachers at Play blog carnival which is a great resource for teachers of math, of course. :)
I would love to have great participation for the first Chiari Blog Carnival. It doesn’t matter if you are a seasoned blogger or brand new, you have a valuable voice and we would love to include your post. If you are interested please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or comment below. An email will be sent to you regarding the specifications for participating in the carnival. Carnival posts must be published to your own blog by noon EST on February 28, 2012.