Meet the Nominees

Jed Finley

Jed was diagnosed at the age of 12 with Ankylosing Spondylitis. In 2000 he contracted Lyme disease.…

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Double Baggin’ It

Double Baggin’ It - Danielle Gulden and Joe Teeters are IBD warriors and permanent ileostomates. They…

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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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Bev 'YumaBev' Ribaudo

I have had Young Onset Parkinson's Disease (PD) for 20+ years and use laughter and humor to treat myself…

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A Ballsy Sense of Tumor - Justin Birckbichler

At age 25, Justin Birckbichler was diagnosed with Stage II testicular cancer. Now in remission, he 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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Yvonne Desousa

Using a giggle stick to beat up on MS, and now breast cancer, because giggles are good for you!

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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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Psoriatic Pstandup

I was diagnosed with guttate and plaque psoriasis in high school (I had a SUPER cool plaque that covered…

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Ken Taylor

Ken Taylor is a caregiver for his wife who lives with multiple chronic pain conditions. Ken is a chronic…

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TotallyADD.com

Everything I used to know about ADD was wrong Getting a proper diagnosis and treatment was transformational;…

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Barby Ingle

Cheerleader of HOPE - Barby Ingle, BSc, is an Amazon bestselling author, reality television personality,…

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