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FibroColors is an Advocate for Fibromyalgia Awareness. We are a Fibromyalgia Community with over 72,…

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Hi! I’m Elyse Wagner, your Kitchen Shrink. I began my journey to health at the age of 13. Since than,…

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Tom Kindlon

I have Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.)* since February 1989, when I was just 16. I wasn't diagnosed…

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Stephanie Aleite

I was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis in 1996, when I was five years old. My blog, The Young…

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

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Mike Veny

My name is Mike Veny and I am the founder of Transforming Stigma™. As a person who struggles with mental…

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Kelly Wahle

For many years I wrote for my blog, Fly With Hope, mainly on my journey with disabling daily chronic…

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Ali Shapiro, MS, CHHC

A client once described me as the Swiss Army knife of wellness because I'm like having the tools of a…

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City Girl Flare

My name is Lori-Ann. I am married, work in Manhattan, and live nearby in Jersey City. I was diagnosed…

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Holly Bertone, CNHP, PMP

Holly Bertone, CNHP, PMP, is an author, blogger, and healthy living advocate. She is the President and…

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I started after losing my 47 year old husband to cancer to help others avoid the same…

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Zen Thyroid

Connecting with the amazing thyroid community and working with the non-profit organization ThyroidChange…

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Sarah Rae

Just a girl living the sick life, reinventing the way things are done, reaching heights most don't. Writer…

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I am passionate about people discovering how to control their moods by liberating them through the effective…

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After receiving a devastating diagnosis of the rare genetic disease CADASIL in 2009, I decided I would…

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The Sierra Rayn Foundation

I am the Founder of The Sierra Rayn Foundation, which was founded in 2011 in memory of my daughter, Sierra…

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Nurse Bridgid

Friends/family ask me medical/health questions all the time, and seeing as I am always reading Nursing,…

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Helen M. Ryan

I was once severely obese and unhappy. I had no dreams or goals of my own, and just silently tried to…

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Old motorcycle racer who never saw RA coming before it hijacked my life. I had plans (didn't we all)…

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Dana Bradberry - Chronically POTSitive

My name is Dana and I'm just a young dysautonomiac trying to maneuver through life with a shortage of…

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Debbie @

I am an advocate,blogger,author, founder of fb group Avascular Necrosis/Osteonecrosis Support Int'l and…

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Sophie Ainsworth

After being diagnosed with lupus in 2014, many things became a struggle. One unexpected struggle was…

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Shane Schulz

Hello, I am Shane Schulz thanks for visiting here. I have been a mental health advocate since 2012 when…

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Grammie's Double Whammy

Psoriasis @17. Grammy @39. Psoriatic Arthritis(PsA)@45. My double whammy became a triple hitter when…

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Donnie Hogan

Hello, I am Donnie Hogan, kid brother to Anna Nicole Smith. It has been medically documented that…

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