Best in Show: Facebook Nominees

Tory Aquino

When my child was diagnosed with a form of juvenile arthritis I decided to do everything we can to advocate,…

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Tiffany Kairos

Diagnosed with epilepsy, as an advocate for the cause, I find it a mission and passion to raise awareness,…

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Ronny Allan

Ronny Allan was diagnosed with incurable Metastatic Neuroendocrine Cancer in July 2010 after presenting…

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@JessicaGimeno

Jessica fights 5 illnesses daily: bipolar 2, myasthenia gravis, endometriosis, asthma, and psoriasis.…

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Barby Ingle

Barby is an advocate for PTs w 150+ Chronic & Rare Diseases | Pres. International Pain Foundation (vol…

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Jenni Grover

Jenni Grover is Founder of ChronicBabe.com, where she draws on her experience with fibromyalgia and other…

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Aaron Blocker

My name is Aaron, and I have Crohn's, AVN, Osteoporosis, a rare genetic disease called hypophosphatasia…

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VeganOstomy

My name is Eric, and I have a permanent ileostomy as a result of Crohn's Disease - and I eat plants …

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@AlishaMBridges

I've dealt with severe plaque psoriasis for over 20 years, an autoimmune disease that affects the skin…

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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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Rebecca Lombardo

At 19 I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I've battled mental illness on many levels most of my life.…

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Puja Rios

Puja Rios is Vice President of Sales at a top-ranked human capital software organization and the founder…

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Lindsey Hays

Anyone with a chronic illness, or loved ones of those with one, know that it somehow finds a way into…

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Bag Lady Mama

I'm the Bag Lady Mama! And I'm not the only one! I'm here to raise awareness, remove stigma and to stick…

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Clara Lemarr

I am the founder of the Clara Lemarr Foundation. I was diagnosed with the rare genetic disorder-Ehlers…

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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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Carol Taylor

I'm a Methodist pastor in the North Carolina Conference, wife, mother, and Granny, who is a stage 3b…

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Project HEAL

Project HEAL: Help to Eat, Accept and Live is a 501(c) not-for-profit organization in the United States…

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Sharon Coyle-Saeed

My name is Sharon and I am just so honored to be nominated for this award! I am the CEO and founder of…

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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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Positivity In Pain

At Positivity In Pain, we believe in positivity and realistic optimism, as well as finding the joy and…

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Paul Antico

Three of my five children have food allergies. In 2010, inspired by my family’s frustrations, finding…

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Ann Marie

I launched Stupid Dumb Breast Cancer, my fierce and unconventional initiative to support others engaged…

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Alison

My name is Alison and I'm behind Empowering Patients, LLC. "Advocating to clarify the healthcare world…

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Annie Appleseed

Diagnosed with breast cancer in Jan 1993, suffering from Multiple Chemical Sensitivity. Chose no chemotherapy,…

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Suzanne

Hi, I'm Suzanne! My favorite phrase is: "HOPE is a verb & to have it, you must DO something”. I've…

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Michelle Roger

I hail from The Land Down Under, the land of Vegemite, kangaroos and a large proportion of the world…

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Sue Hitzmann

Sue Hitzmann is the creator of the MELT Method, a simple self-treatment technique that has helped tens…

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Dr Neal Houston

Trained to work with diverse individuals in complex situations - By listening, observing, assessing skills,…

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Jenn

I have had severe Lupus and multiple other autoimmune disorders for over 20 years. It has led to…

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