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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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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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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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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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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Anuradha - Fibromyalgia Awareness

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

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

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

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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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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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I am a wife, a mother, a daughter and a friend. I have been a Migraineur for 34 years. A Chronic Migraineur…

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Brooke Bogdan

My name is Brooke and I am a 25 year old survivor of ulcerative colitis. I had my colon removed after…

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Megan S

I’ve recently been diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome (also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis or…

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Radiology registrar in Melbourne, Australia. Passionate about medical education especially helping resourcing…

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walk your AS off

Walk Your A.S. Off is a community based grassroots campaign & event held each year from March 1st until…

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Alan Brewington

I am just me trying to do more good than bad.

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I am a breast cancer survivor and founder of, a website that helps breast…

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RSD/CRPS Doesn't Own Me

Rsd/Crps Doesn't Own Me started back in 2009 by Christa Whightsel from Columbus, Ohio. It started as…

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