Episode 09: Work, Marriage and ME/CFS with Ashely Kalagian Blunt

Season #1

What happens in a marriage when a vibrant author experiences chronic fatigue? In this episode author Ashley Kalagian-Blunt shares about the long diagnosis process for her chronic fatigue condition. Hear her wisdom about how to stay connected to your dream life even while living with chronic illness. Plus how Ashely navigates marriage and employment to ensure sustainable well-being while living with invisible illness. 

About Ashley

Ashley Kalagian Blunt is a Sydney-based author. Her books include My Name Is Revenge and How to Be Australian, a memoir. She co-hosts the James and Ashley Stay at Home podcast about writing, creativity and health. A former avid traveller, she was diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome in 2017 after a year of insidious onset. 

About Michelle Irving

A pioneer in the Chronic Illness space, Michelle Irving is the Queen of the Underworld. She mentors women around the world, teaching them how to create a life filled with love, meaningful work and deep personal power. She believes we can all have a positive relationship with ourselves even in the midst of experiencing illness.

Connect with Ashley Kalagian-Blunt 

Connect with Ashley on Instagram: @akalagianblunt

Ashley's Website:

Read My Name is Revenge & How to be Australian

Connect with Michelle

Instagram: @michelleirvingofficial

Queen of the Underworld Program

Music by Avy Summerlind