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Our Approach

Created and launched as of September 2018, Authentic Human Stories focuses on delivering personal and genuine content focusing on mental health topics such as : Depression , Anxiety, PTSD, cPTSD, BPD and techniques of self care; reducing stigma around disabilities especially those that are invisible like Fibromyalgia, Lupus, Cyclical Vomiting Syndrome (CVS), Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Chrone's, ME, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and more ; plus resources for LGBTQ+ folks including transgender and nonbinary specific references.

We want to bring you a place where you can be assured that the information found is up to date and based on scientific data found through a multitude of sources, as well as personal experiences for you to relate to. We also want to bring positivity to hard conversations, openning discussions in a way that reduces stigma and gives you tools to better your situation.

If you'd like to be part of our family, you can contact us here or read more about it on Mending Words.

Our Story

Chloe is educated with a background in medical Respiratory Therapy, and Auggie focuses on Human Rights in social challenges of human experiences.

Two and a half years ago, they met during a very distressed time in Auggie's life. In the span of a few years, they would move homes and provinces, tackle nasty landlords, not to mention having to deal with past relationships/dynamics and the traumas that coincided.

During their journeys through all of their unexpected life situations, they have witnessed the damaging, and harmful effects that individuals, institutions, and groups have on folks of marginalized communities.

Both Chloe and Auggie experiences tremendous struggles going through day to day activities, such as cleaning, cooking, and going to school/working. They, along with special quests, educators, and professionals will talk about ways to decolonize, unpack, manage and coping with the realities of living with marginalized identities.

Together, they are building a safe, resourced, and open community platform for individuals, professionals, and groups to share knowledges and experiences through professional/educational, and personal stories.

As a result, they hope that this will bring communities together in order to end stigmas against mental health, queer/LGBT-ness, and (In)visible (Dis)abilities.

Meet the Team

We at Authentic Human Stories are dedicated to making sure all of the information brought to you are factual from professional sources and subject experts, while the personal experiences will be varied so that anyone can find a relatable topic. Combined, we have years of education in specialized domains and are both content creators advocating for the betterment of our communities.

Auggie Blue

Living with Chronic Major Depression, Body Dysphoria, and on the road of healing. I'm a five feet tall sharp suited queer political hyper-empath non-binary person. You can refer to me as, 'They'. I currently run the Mending Words page and am an avid Trans* blogger.

I write a lot about my depression, my body dysphoria, and experiences of navigating the world through a multitude of intersectional lenses. Simply put, I focus a lot on the human experience, suffering, and healing.

I hope that through sharing these experiences, and stories, we can open up not only our conversations, but also our minds, and hearts to the realities that surrounds us. In doing so, we mitigate the harm we do upon each other, and learn to take accountability for our actions and behaviours.

I work in tech, I specialize in care, and I look forward to the incredible stories and knowledges that are changing hearts all over the world. You can register to share your story or contact us!

Chloe Meagan

Fighting fibromyalgia, PTSD, CFS, Cyclical Vomiting Syndrome, IBS, PCOS and a slew of other auto-immune symptoms. Educated in Respiratory Therapy (2014-2015), Psychology (2011-2013) and Public Relations (2017). Lover of gems, natural living and all things self care.

My content tends to revolve around positive changes you can bring to your life to become more independent. Having gone through inaccessibility to services, delays in medical care and intersections that make healthcare difficult to receive - I try to focus on things you can do now and today !

I mostly am the person who does the back work on social media as I am analytic and love to learn in detail , and Auggie tends to be the caring one who deals with communication. You can say we're a pretty great team!

I am looking forward to connecting with others who suffer from disabilities or invisible illnesses, and create resources for our community. You can check out more of my stuff o  the Fierce Fibro Femme page or check out my post on #WorldSuicideDay  !

20 thoughts on “About Us

  1. My Writing Circle August 30, 2018 at 1:43 pm

    Stuff like this project means so much to the LGBTQ+ community, a community that struggles with anxiety/depression/PTSD/etc. on a level far beyond what is typically talked about. It shouldn’t be taboo. It should be widely known and widely worked on. Thank you 🙂

    1. ahealingthroughpositivity September 2, 2018 at 1:45 pm

      Thank you so much! That is exactly what we are striving for, there are so many different intersections that aren’t often discussed in and out of our community, and we would love to be able to help with accessing this information!
      I hope you are having a splendid day,
      Chloe

  2. Everything about this is fucking awesome.

    1. ahealingthroughpositivity September 2, 2018 at 1:47 pm

      You are the one who is awesome! Thank you
      -Chloe

  3. wordsbyblackbutterfly September 3, 2018 at 7:52 am

    WOW!! You ladies ROCK! I am so in!! Congratulations on EVERY LEVEL!! I am a fibro-lifer, LGBT, a wife, a mom, and I love you ladies!!

    1. Fierce Fibro Femme September 3, 2018 at 9:52 am

      Thank you so much for your incredible support ! I can’t wait to hear more about your story and hopefully one day maybe even have you contribute? 🙂
      Just a little heads up, I am absolutely a lady but Jey most definitely classifies as someone who is dapper (and prefers being referred to as non binary, they).
      I hope you’re having a wonderful week <3
      Chloe

  4. Best of luck in your endeavor.

    1. Fierce Fibro Femme September 6, 2018 at 7:38 pm

      Thank you so much for your support ! I hope you’re having a wonderful start to your September !

  5. This is so inspiring, thank you so much for this! A big WELL DONE and a GOOD LUCK to you both! Keep doing awesome things, you’re setting an example for a better world ♥☆

    1. Fierce Fibro Femme September 10, 2018 at 2:08 pm

      Thank you! We both would love to see more resources out there for people facing adversity. I hope you’re having a wonderful day!

  6. writingmyselftogether September 15, 2018 at 4:56 pm

    As a queer science/data nerd, this sounds like exactly what I’ve been missing! I’m really looking forward to hearing more from you both, it looks epic!

    1. Fierce Fibro Femme September 15, 2018 at 6:16 pm

      I am very much a data nerd as well and am glad to find a fellow science geek here 🤓 I hope you consider sharing with us soon !

  7. What a wonderful thing you’re doing here. I wish you every success.

    1. Thank you so much for being such a great support. Our success comes from support and readers as yourself! We really appreciate your presence.

  8. I was brought here because Augie dug my poem Duo (After Cole Porter) You both definitely have a most interesting blog. 🙂

    1. I’m so happy I was able to find and got a chance to read! Hopefully you find some similar excitement in reading our content here 🙂

  9. Congratulations!

    I have nominated your blog for the Real Neat Blog Award.

    More about this nomination is at

    https://dearkitty1.wordpress.com/2018/09/30/real-neat-blog-award-congratulations-to-my-16-nominees/

    1. That is incredible to hear! Thank you so much for considering us 🙂 Every bit of support and recognition means the world to us!!

  10. Well deserved 🙂 All the best for you and your blog!

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