Nominations for WEGO Health Activist Awards Now Open!

UPDATE:  Click here to “endorse” me!  (Endorse is WEGO’s word for voting.)  Just look for the purple button beneath my photo (picture of me wearing medicine bottles as curlers.  Hit the button; it will ask for your email–fill it out.  Submit it for Best in Show Blog: Hero.  Repeat twice to endorse me for Best in Show: Facebook and finally, Health Activist Hero.


It’s that time of the year again!  Nominations have officially opened for the Fifth Annual WEGO Health Activist Awards. Time to
celebrate the men and women who have empowered patients, supported your community and inspired you throughout your health journey.  In the past, Fashionably ill ® and I have been a finalist in three categories: Best in Show Blog, Hilarious Health Activist, and Health Activist Hero.  If you have been blessed by my work–writing and public speaking–please consider nominating me here.  The nomination period ends on August 31, 2016.

WEGO Health is an online network comprised of +100k Health Activists. They have created the awards program to recognize the individuals who are making a difference in the online health community.
There are 14 award categories, so don’t be shy- go ahead and start nominating your favorite bloggers, Tweeters, Facebook posters! I of course ask for you support, but I hope you nominate all your favorite health activists. The whole online health community deserves to be celebrated!

–Your Stylist, Jessica Gimeno


Hi there! I am a patient advocate, writer, and public speaker most well known for my TEDx Talk, “How to Get Stuff Done When You Are Depressed.” As someone who is juggling 5 illnesses: bipolar 2, myasthenia gravis, endometriosis, psoriasis, and asthma, I’m passionate about helping people who navigate life with both chronic physical & emotional pain. If you’re interested in hiring me to speak at your event, check out the CONTACT tab.

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