Meet the Nominees

Nicole Lyons

I write my story so others don't feel so alone. I volunteer with a Canadian non profit with a strong…

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SethFan4EVA

I am SethFan4EVA and I am disabled. I am also an artist, a writer, and a musician. And sometimes I am…

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Medicine X

Medicine X is a program that looks at the intersection of emerging technologies and medicine with a patient…

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Alice Wong

There is such diversity and complexity in the disability community. Our stories need to be told. Our…

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SpoonieShannon

Hey sisters! I am so blessed to have been nominated for an award! SpoonieShannon is a Spoonie support…

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Sara

The name Sara is pretty common so ask for the one without a rectum and you'll find me! ;-p I have Crohn…

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Ali Shapiro, MS, CHHC

A client once described me as the Swiss Army knife of wellness because I'm like having the tools of a…

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Donna L. Marsh

Donna's pain journey began after a bicycle accident more than 40 years ago, but disability hasn't slowed…

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Lori Raines

I'm Lori and I have generalized dystonia. It is barely heard of and living with it is as complex as…

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MarlaJan- Luck Fupus

I drew the short straw in the family gene pool- but I ain't mad about it. I was born w/ a complex heart…

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iPain Living Magazine

iPain Living Magazine delivers relevant information on chronic pain challenges, tips, tools and resources…

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Jules

Founder of The Chronically Awesome Foundation, blogger, podcaster, advocate. I am an advocate for patients…

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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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Rachel Pegler

The truth is I never intended to be here, I've rather landed up in this world with a bump. After caring…

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Renee

My name is Renee. I was diagnosed with CML in 2003. I have an awesome son. I am a nurse - but that…

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Manali Haridas, Spiritual Wellness Coach, Zen for You

I am Manali Haridas, Owner/ Spiritual Wellness Coach of Zen for You. I am a Certified Reiki Master Teacher,…

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Ken McKim

My wife has Crohn's disease. Over the past few years I have come to realize that there are an increasing…

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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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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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Tina's Place haven for Melanoma patients stage III & IV

Tina’s Place is offered free to support Melanoma patients Stage III & IV and is intended to be a respite…

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Chloe

Hello everyone! My name is Chloe, and I am the founder of More Than Lyme, a community designed to…

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MyEndometriosisTeam

MyEndometriosisTeam is a social network we created to provide women living with endometriosis connection…

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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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Josh Robbins HIV [imstilljosh]

HIV was a topic I wore a red ribbon -- a cause, until I learned on 1.24.12 that the first person I would…

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alexis.roch

I've had RA since I was 10 years old and my husband developed severe ulcerative colitis when we were…

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Stephanie Aleite

I was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis in 1996, when I was five years old. My blog, The Young…

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Virginia Naeve

I share the journey that I experienced for 9 years after my Mom was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.…

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Martina grace

am engaged to be married next yr in Feb to my soul mate

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