Best in Show: Blog Nominees

Marla Murasko

I am passionate about my work as an Advocate for Down Syndrome. Spreading awareness to the world so they…

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Tiffany Kairos

Diagnosed with epilepsy, as an advocate for the cause, I find it a mission and passion to raise awareness,…

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Ronny Allan

Ronny Allan was diagnosed with incurable Metastatic Neuroendocrine Cancer in July 2010 after presenting…

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Roberta Carson

I started the non-profit Zaggo to help patients & family caregivers manage illnesses and injuries, after…

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MarlaJan- Luck Fupus

I drew the short straw in the family gene pool- but I ain't mad about it. I was born w/ a complex heart…

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VeganOstomy

My name is Eric, and I have a permanent ileostomy as a result of Crohn's Disease - and I eat plants …

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Julie Cerrone Croner

Just because it's a bad day doesn't mean you have a bad life! Living with a chronic illness can be hard,…

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Janie A. Bowthorpe, M.Ed.

Hello to all my thyroid friends worldwide! Who would've guessed that I'd be where I am today after 16…

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Rossco006

Ten years ago I was diagnosed with CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome). A rare chronic pain disease…

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Rebecca Lombardo

At 19 I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I've battled mental illness on many levels most of my life.…

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Mitch Sturgeon

Before my diagnosis I was living the dream. I enjoyed a variety of physical activities such as golf,…

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Ardra Shephard

Ardra Shephard is a devastating illness expert, having lived with multiple sclerosis for more than 15…

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Dave Head

“I am a humorous, courageous, honest man who encourages, supports & loves others by being vulnerable…

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Chronic Eileen

Eileen Davidson is an ambassador for The Arthritis Society, Patient Advisory Board Member for Arthritis…

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Effie Koliopoulos

Hi! I’m a writer, blogger, YouTuber and awareness-raising advocate. I was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid…

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Chrisa Hickey - The Mindstorm: Childhood Mental Illness

Chrisa Hickey is an eCommerce and digital marketing professional, blogger and mental health advocate…

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Mike Durbin

I was diagnosed with Congestive Heart Failure in December 2008 at the age of 24. I was also misdiagnosed…

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Lisa Rosenthal

Little did I know, 31 years ago, when I first started trying to become pregnant, that infertility and…

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Nadia

I began crocheting to pass the time during all my numerous hospital stays I had endured through my journey…

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Crohns - Leaving The Seat Down

Hi, I'm Vern, I'm from Canada and I have been living with Crohn's Disease for 30 years now, which means…

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Mentally Aware Nigeria Initiative (MANI)

MANI is a registered non-profit organisation (CAC/IT/83725), focused on breaking the silence and alleviating…

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Evie shallom

Hi! My name is Evie and I am a survivor of Hodgkin’s lymphoma cancer. I was diagnosed on the 3rd of March…

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Kirsten Schultz

I'm a genderqueer disabled writer and activist - and proud of it! I live with Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic…

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nrip

I am advocate of using technology to improve Health care. I work with various NGO’s and Private Groups…

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Kelly Crabb - #purpleproject

im kelly (#purpleproject). i blog & run a facebook community for those living w/IBD, arthritis, autoimmune…

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Yvonne Desousa

Giggles are good for you my friends!! Since my MS diagnosis I learned that life with a chronic…

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Ann Marie

I launched Stupid Dumb Breast Cancer, my fierce and unconventional initiative to support others engaged…

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Kelly

I am a patient living with Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fibromyalgia & Thyroid disease. I am also a cofounder…

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Suzanne

Hi, I'm Suzanne! My favorite phrase is: "HOPE is a verb & to have it, you must DO something”. I've…

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Michelle Roger

I hail from The Land Down Under, the land of Vegemite, kangaroos and a large proportion of the world…

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