Puja Rios

Patient Leader

Puja is a founder, chairwoman, consultant, mentor and director of sales, as well as executive board member of Bright Pink and Chronic Pain advocate. She's living proof that you can rise to the top with Chronic Illness. Recognized as Fibro Daily's #1 Fibro Awareness Advocate and WEGO Health's 'best blog' and 'rookie of the year' finalist, Puja reveals the endless effects of invisible illnesses like Fibro, CP, RA and CFS and uses her voice to support over 100 million Americans diagnosed with them. You can find her fierce optimism and no-excuses approach (along with tips, insights and interviews) on her Huffington Post feature blog, 'Me vs Fibromyalgia, The Mighty and New Life Outlook.

Location

Chicago, IL

Nominations

Best Kept Secret Health Activist Hero Best in Show: Instagram Best in Show: Facebook

Finalist

Best in Show: Blog Rookie of the Year

She rocks!

Supportive, optimistic and fierce- Puja's work has opened thousands of people's eyes to the realities of chronic pain. I LOVE her tips!  — Lauren

Puja shares the good, the bad and the ugly of living with chronic pain. She shares inspiration, she shares life-changing tips and she even shares when she's in pain. #warrior  — Jessica

Puja shares the good, the bad and the ugly of living with chronic pain. She shares inspiration, she shares life-changing tips and she even shares when she's in pain. #Warrior  — Jessica

I love Puja's quotes on Instagram! I'm amazed how even though she may be in a world of pain she can stay so optimistic and down to earth.  — Jessica

Puja is unstoppable, passionate and full of practical tips for people with chronic pain.  — Test

I love Puja's quotes on Instagram! I'm amazed how even though she may be in a world of pain she can stay so optimistic and down to earth.  — Test

My husband FINALLY understands that what I'm going through is real. Puja's blog has literally saved my marriage. Words cannot express my gratitude.  — Test

Puja shares the good, the bad and the ugly of living with chronic pain. She shares inspiration, she shares life-changing tips and she even shares when she's in pain. #warrior  — Test

From traveling with chronic pain to sleeping, eating, managing relationships and calling for new pain legislation, Puja is a stellar advocate for fibromyalgia and chronic pain sufferers. So grateful for all she does!  — Test

She is absolutely amazing. She is the voice for all of us battling Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain. She says what we want to say and her message reaches thousands of people. She is an inspiration to us all.  — Tricia

Puja Rios

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