Stephanie Tait of The Joy Parade

Patient Leader

Stephanie Tait is a blogger, author, and public speaker living in Salem, Oregon. Whether on her blog, her social media, or on stage when she speaks, Stephanie consistently uses her personal struggle with chronic pain & fatigue from Lyme disease to connect with, advocate for, and minister to the chronic illness community. Her authentic style of sharing allows others to find common grounding her story, and her hope & perseverance are contagious. Whether advocating for autism related issues as an autism parent, for Lyme disease, candidly sharing on pregnancy loss, or speaking to others with chronic pain/fatigue, Stephanie consistently strives to build bridges, promote awareness, and bring hope.

Past Awards Participation

Fifth Annual Health Activist Awards


Best in Show: Instagram Rookie of the Year

Sixth Annual WEGO Health Awards


Best In Show: Instagram
Stephanie Tait of The Joy Parade

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