Best in Show: Blog Nominees

Tiffany Kairos

As an epilepsy survivor, I am an epilepsy advocate, blogger and founder of the Organization and online…

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Roberta Carson

Taking care of my teenage son during his 27-month battle with terminal brain cancer was an overwhelming…

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Effie Koliopoulos

Effie is a writer, blogger, creative and patient advocate and activist for those living with rheumatoid…

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@JessicaGimeno

Jessica Gimeno is a speaker, writer, & activist whose TEDx Talk, "How To Get Stuff Done When You Are…

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Bipolar Hot Mess

When I was diagnosed with bipolar in 2006, my world came crashing down. I didn’t know anything about…

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Ardra Shephard

Ardra Shephard is the influential Canadian blogger behind the award-winning Tripping On Air – the irreverent…

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Danny van Leeuwen

A two-legged, cisgender, old, white man of privilege living in a food oasis with multiple sclerosis committed…

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Chronic Eileen

Eileen Davidson was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at 29 and placed on Canada's #1 cause of long…

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Barbara Jacoby - LetLifeHappen

I am a two-time breast cancer survivor who found myself in a very difficult situation after I was given…

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Mike Durbin

Mike Durbin was diagnosed with Congestive Heart Failure in December 2008 at age 24. He was also misdiagnosed…

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Dr Akerkar

I am a rheumatologist & have seen the daily struggles of an Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) warrior. Over…

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Vern Laine

My name is Vern and I'm from British Columbia, Canada. I have been living with Crohn's Disease since…

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Natasha Tracy

Natasha Tracy is an author, speaker and consultant who lives with bipolar disorder. She is considered…

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Amy Byer Shainman

AMY BYER SHAINMAN, also known as BRCA Responder, is a patient advocate who provides support and education…

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Making Lemonade Because I Can

I am a 47 year old woman who had to quit her passion (teaching) due to advancing MS at the age of 42.…

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Frank Rivera

Sarcoidosis of Long Island has grown into an advocating organization to fight for the rights of people…

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Kelli Roseta

Kelli Roseta is a lupus advocate, award-winning blogger, & community liaison. She is also a 28 year…

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Debbie @ ChronicallyGratefulDebla.com

I am a patient as well as patient leader and advocate for Osteoarthritis - Avascular Necrosis - Osteonecrosis.…

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A Chronic Voice

A Chronic Voice aims to articulate what it's like to live with chronic illnesses from various perspectives.…

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Kerry Wong

Whether for work, as a volunteer, or in life, I always follow my passion. I bring that energy with me…

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Bob McEachern

Bob McEachern was diagnosed in January 2008 with Follicular Lymphoma, a slow-growing but incurable blood…

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AutonomicRN

RN turned full time patient. After Dysautonomia turned my life upside down, I was forced to figure out…

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Maria Thomas / My Life as a Puddle

It's time to give hyperhidrosis a voice. Nearly 5% of the global population suffers from excessive sweating,…

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Devin Garlit

I've lived with Multiple Sclerosis my entire life. First as a child where I helped care for my grandfather,…

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