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Food Allergy Pharmacist

I grew up used to food allergies; my sister has a milk allergy. But, until I really had to contend with…

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Mia Raye Smith

I wrote and developed my one woman play " I Am Hope". My solo show follows my journey living with generalized…

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Cathy Kramer

My goal is to promote the belief that no matter what life brings you, there is always reason to be happy,…

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jaimelynmoy

My story begins, not with me, but with my son, Andy. At age 4 he was diagnosed with psoriasis and a year…

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Rheumer Has It - Jody

Chronic Life has visited our family x4. My 7 yr old daughter developed Juvenile Arthritis overnight…

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Tracey

My journey started in 1989 with overwhelming fatigue and horrendous stomach pain. At just 25 years old…

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Betsy Blondin

As a 48-year veteran of migraine disease, I have always been and will continue to be available as a source…

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Shireen Hand

I have lived with endometriosis since the age of 12. Now in my thirties, unable to work following a flare…

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Tsara Shelton

A girl: I imagined being a writer and a mom. A writer of stories that explored our reasons and a mom…

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Fuseboo

A 30 day programme for an holistic approach to healing and maintaining the whole person not just the…

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A Chronic Voice

My name is Sheryl, and I look like your average human being. You’d probably not give a second glance…

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Donna Corley

I am a 44yr old wife and mother of four wonderful children and seven grandchildren. I suffer from Adhesive…

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Joseph Potocny

I am retired since 50 from the computer field. Am a published author and exec-co producer of Fragile…

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DefeattheBeast

My wife Colleen was diagnosed with multiple system atrophy in 2013 after 5 years of misdiagnoses. A rare…

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Traci Patterson

As the Founder and Director of Advanced Pathways Hypnosis I am passionate about advocating for the chronic…

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Richard Harris - Gutless Dick

My name is Richard I'm 35 and have been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis since 2005. I've had 3 ileostomies,…

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Talya Feeling Ostomistic

I started my blog early 2013 when I was 21, after learning I had early stages of bowel cancer and required…

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John Fletcher

President/Founder Cluster Headache Foundation Goal: Funding Primary Headache Disorder Research Advocate,…

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JodiDragon

I am an International Pain Foundation Delegate. I have been volunteering for the past 10 years with Power…

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Karen Palacios-Jansen (Cardiogolf)

I have been lucky to be able to combine my two passions-golf and fitness into a career and lifestyle.…

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Men Tell Health

Honoured, surprised and humbled to be nominated for this award. I'm just a normal guy, a husband and…

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SpoonieStrong

Childhood cancer survivor and chronic illness warrior, Stephanie Wilson started her blog SpoonieStrong…

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Bipolar Hot Mess

Bipolar II, chronic pain, and eating disorders are my main focus.I first tried blogging in 2011 with…

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Tessa Smeigh

I am an advocate for Mental Health and Invisible Illnesses. My blog is also a Christian Blog besides…

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Sleepy American

My name is Rachel, also known as Sleepy American. Having Narcolepsy w/ Cataplexy and Fibromyalgia, I…

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