Rookie of the Year Nominees

Michael Fernandez- Migraine Discussions

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

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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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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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Leslie

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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FibroColors

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

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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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Jennifer Saake

After over 2 decades of chronic illness, at age 39, @InfertilityMom Jennifer Saake (founder, Hannah's…

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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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Henry

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

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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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TheSkinographies

Born a natural redhead, I have always been sensitive to sunlight. My grandfather, father, and aunts have…

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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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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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Heidi Gottlieb

My name is Heidi Gottlieb and I was diagnosed with a brain tumor 20 years ago; at that time I was told…

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Emma J

My health awareness started as a teenager when I became a vegetarian, this evolved into becoming a vegan.…

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Melissa

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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Melanie

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

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TheSteeleProject

My name is Josh Steele and 2 1/2 years ago I decided to take control of my life. I am now 300lbs down…

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CIRF

CIRF helps those suffering from chronic illnesses live better lives by providing support through tailored…

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