@JessicaGimeno

Patient Leader

Jessica fights 5 illnesses daily: bipolar 2, myasthenia gravis, endometriosis, asthma, and psoriasis. In addition to her website, Fashionably ill ®, where she blogs about surviving pain--mental & physical--with style and humor, Jessica writes for The Huffington Post. Her TEDx Talk, "How to Get Stuff Done When You Are Depressed," has over 1 million views, and was named by Healthline One of the Best Depression Videos of the Year in 2016 and 2017. Jessica's story has been featured on NBC News, BuzzFeed, everydayHEALTH, and MSNBC filmed a documentary on her life. In her free time, Jessica enjoys visiting readers & giving makeovers to women with illnesses. She coaches high school debate.

Location

Des Plaines, IL

Past Awards Participation

Fifth Annual Health Activist Awards

Nominations

Best in Show: Blog Best in Show: Facebook

Winner

Health Activist Hero

Third Annual Health Activist Awards

Finalist

Health Activist Hero Best in Show: Blog

Fourth Annual Health Activist Awards

Nominations

Best in Show: Facebook Best in Show: Blog

Finalist

Hilarious Health Activist Health Activist Hero

Sixth Annual WEGO Health Awards

Nominations

Healthcare Collaborator: Patient Patient Leader Hero
@JessicaGimeno

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