@JessicaGimeno

Patient Leader

Jessica fights 5 illnesses daily: bipolar 2, myasthenia gravis, polycystic ovarian syndrome, 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 and is a HuffPost Live panelist. She has been published in The Mighty. Her TEDx Talk, "How to Get Stuff Done When You Are Depressed," has surpassed 400,000 views. Jessica's story has been featured on NBC News, BuzzFeed, everydayHEALTH, and in 2014 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

Nominations

Healthcare Collaborator: Patient Patient Leader Hero

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
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