Rookie of the Year Nominees

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Michael Fernandez- Migraine Discussions

I'm a 24 year old terminal vasculitis, Cluster Headache, Neuropathy, Asthma, and Chronic Migraine advocate…

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The Happy Tummy

The Happy Tummy is a blog dedicated towards making life with a digestive illness less of a pain in the…

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Fight Lyme

My name is Stacie and I'm 24 years old. I was first diagnosed with Lyme disease when I was 12 years old,…

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Jenni

Starting on October 25 of 2011, and over the next month, "InfertilityMom," 39-year-old Jennifer (Camp…

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Rayannes Forbes - A Graves Disease Journey

Hi, I’m Rayanne! In 2010 I was diagnosed with Graves Disease. Like many others, I discovered there was…

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Karen Uden

I am a Physical Therapist, and the Director of Barx Active. We are a dog inclusive health and fitness…

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Anuradha - Fibromyalgia Awareness

There's tremendous lack of awareness about Fibromyalgia. The symptoms include 24x7 pain, hypersensitivities,…

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Jessica

Unit Support and Administrative Assistant Toronto Rehab- University Health Network Join me as I write…

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300 lbs and Runnin

Welcome To 300 Pounds And Running! I’m a 26-year-old 338 pound man who is tired of being tired when…

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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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Choose Good Project

After being diagnosed with bipolar I disorder, I discovered a passion for mental health advocacy. To…

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Amanda - To Autism, With Love

I am a 31 year old mother of 1. I suffer from chronic pain and my son was diagnosed with Autism 5 years…

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Leslie

NAME IS LESLIE HILLBURN I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH MS IN AUGUST OF 2003. MY SYMPTOMS ARE CHRONIC FATIGUE …

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This Is My Brave, Inc.

This Is My Brave, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, provides a community and platform for people living…

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Allison London

I am a 34-year-old, former white collar litigator who had to put her career on hold after being diagnosed…

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FibroColors

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

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Jared Wilmer

I am the founder and executive director of I Am Not Crazy, an up-and-coming non profit that focuses on…

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Mindz Matter

Am Lewis and am the founder of Mindz Matter helping people to cope with there mental illness after suffering…

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PCOS Awareness Association

Founded in 2012, PCOS Awareness Association (PCOSAA) is a volunteer based registered nonprofit organization…

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mindful peace om

I love to learn and believe in the empowerment that education and information can bring. I have a Bachelor…

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@ChrystalAnn84

Hi, I'm Chrystal. I am 29 years old and I have Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome. I live with my wonderfully…

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Alyse

Hi, my name is Alyse Co-cliff - founder of 'An Apple a Day'. I am a self confessed health nut and…

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Terri

Terri was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in 2002. Her triplets were 2 years old at the time. As a single…

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Kimberly Spencer

Kimberly Spencer is the power princess pioneer of CrownYourself.com, an award-winning screenwriter, a…

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Alysia

I am the co-director and co-owner of SenseAbility Gym, a nonprofit indoor sensory gym for children with…

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Melanie

I am a breast cancer survivor, marketing specialist and women's health advocate who has written an essential…

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