Rookie of the Year Nominees

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IBDrelief

IBDrelief aims to help people living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) improve their quality of life.…

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Jessie Riley

Author of the Invisible Cosmic Zebra Collection. What does your Invisible Cosmic Zebra look like? Enter…

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Anne Doussan

Anne is the author of 29 going on 92, a blog dedicated to living the best life possible in spite of having…

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The Storm Inside My Head

My name is Samantha and I am aspiring nurse with a strong passion for patient advocacy. I write a blog…

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Tina

My name is Tina and I was diagnosed with Lupus in 2013. I share my journey to raise awareness and inspire…

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#butitsnotmylife

#butitsnotmylife was created in 2015 by two best friends, Tyresa & Tiffany. The vision was to create…

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Shaw Mind Foundation

The Shaw Mind Foundation is a dynamic charity, passionate about tackling the stigma that can accompany…

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Invisible Illness Awareness

Invisible Illness Awareness was created in March 2016. The concept was to raise as much awareness as…

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Siddharth Sharma

I am 28 yr old engineer who suddenly got diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes (hypothyroid too) on 21 October…

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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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Facing Barriers with M.E

ME (Myalgic Encephalopathy) is very close to my heart with Me, my younger Sister, and my Nan all having…

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Michelle Morales -LivingExtra-Ordinary

My name is Michelle Morales. I am a wife and mom to 2 daughter and 1 dog. I've been diagnosed with fibromyalgia…

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Joel Sprechman

Joel Sprechman BS, CHHC, RYT, CC, CL is a Gut Health Engineer, and the Founder of One Great Gut & former…

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Jessica Byrne

Hi I am Jessica and I have several autoimmune diseases which led me to start LupusMommies.com and Lupus…

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Dinah Dowell Ostenso

A Certified Holistic Health Coach, I am a 2013 graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in…

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Natalie Hayden

Natalie (Sparacio) Hayden, 34, is a former TV news anchor with Crohn's living in St. Louis. Her mission…

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Rudy Caseres

Rudy Caseres is a public speaker, writer, and vlogger who shares his story of living with bipolar. He…

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ThailaSkye

Crohn's disease tried to eat my colon. We battled but I won, and my prize was a stoma. I talk about it…

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Becki Mc Guinness - Coping with the Big C

I'm 29 & live in London. Even though I'm in 7 years in part remission from Osteosarcoma, I called my…

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Stoma-licious

My name is Laura. I have Crohn's disease. I have an ostomy. I love to travel. My sense of humour…

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Stephanie Tait of The Joy Parade

Stephanie Tait is a blogger, author, and public speaker living in Salem, Oregon. Whether on her blog,…

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Wendy Riese

My name is Wendy Riese and I have an autoimmune disease known as psoriasis. I was diagnosed a little…

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@lifeofleana

Hello there! Now, this is a story all about how My life got flipped-turned upside down And I'd like…

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Amy M.

I'm a patient with CFS/ME, Fibro and other health issues who is also a mom, wife, blogger and advocate.…

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