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I am honoured to say that I have been nominated for the WEGO Health Awards again this year!
Receiving nominations for an amazing EIGHT different awards, they are:
- Patient Leader Hero
- Best in Show: Blog (read my blogs here)
- Best Kept Secret
- Best in Show: Facebook (see my Facebook page here)
- Best in Show: Community (see my Facebook support group here)
- Best in Show: Instagram (see my Instagram page here)
- Best in Show: Twitter (see my Twitter here)
- Advocating For Another
These awards recognise patient leaders who are making an impact with their advocacy work, especially in the online community. It provides the opportunity for their readers to thank and support the health advocates they follow and find helpful!
As many of you know already, I work nonstop in advocating for better awareness, diagnosis and treatment of hypothyroidism, Hashimoto’s and all its related health conditions and effects to our lives, and when I say that I am passionate about giving thyroid patients a voice and helping as many people as possible, I really do mean it. Thyroid advocacy is my passion.
Keeping authenticity and raw honesty behind my work, I am always open about my own thyroid journey and this is what makes The Invisible Hypothyroidism so unique. I work tirelessly but never get tired of doing what I do.
It’s not always easy to be honest about what we experience with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s. It can get ugly and embarrassing at times (constipation, I’m looking at you!) but it’s so worth it for impact it has on others.
I won one of the awards last year which was amazing and really reminded me why I do what I do and why it’s needed in this world. Thyroid patients deserve a voice.
Endorsements (voting) isn’t open until July, but the categories I’ve been nominated for are:
🗣Best in Show Facebook
🗣Best in Show Instagram
🗣Best in Show Twitter
🗣Best in Show Community
🗣Patient Leader Hero
🗣Best in Show Blog
🗣Best Kept Secret
Thank you for the ongoing support and allowing me to support you on your thyroid journeys too. It’s great to get thyroid disease in the spotlight!
Rachel Hill is the highly ranked and multi-award winning thyroid patient advocate, writer, speaker and author behind The Invisible Hypothyroidism. Her thyroid advocacy work includes authoring books, writing articles, her email newsletters, blogging and speaking on podcasts, as well as being a founding board member for the American College of Thyroidology and The WEGO Health Patient Leader Advisory Board. Rachel has worked with The National Academy of Hypothyroidism, The BBC, The Mighty, Yahoo, MSN, ThyroidChange and many more. She is well-recognised as a useful contributor to the thyroid community and has received multiple awards and recognitions for her work and dedication. She has authored two books: ‘Be Your Own Thyroid Advocate‘ and ‘You, Me and Hypothyroidism‘. Rachel is British, but advocates for thyroid patients on a global scale.