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I am a college student who was diagnosed with vulvar vestibulitis, a subtype of vulvodynia in November 2007. Vulvodynia is a chronic pain condition affecting millions of women in our world today, yet it continues to be ignored. There is no current cure. My blog exists to spread awareness because... Full Bio
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137 People Voted for Tamra for the PHBA 2009!

There is a life-force within her soul.
There is a gem in the mountain of her body.
Comments: She writes eloquently and thoroughly, and her cause is excellent. She is capable of bringing her message to the people that need to hear it and capable of making a real difference for people with her condition.
Comments: Tamra deserves that because not only does she bring to light a rare health condition, but in her writing and setup she does a powerful job of inspiring people with this condition (or any other health problems) to carry on through the tough times and reminds them that they are not alone in their struggles.
Comments: Tamra is so brave to be putting herself out there about a topic that is so taboo in society.  This is a painful condition that affects many women and it is never talked about.  It is important to raise awareness and that is exactly what she is doing.
Comments: Tamara is blogging about a very difficult problem that millions of women face in silence. She is bringing a voice to our struggle.
Comments: Tamra is open, strong, caring, deep, loving, and real. She should win this award because she is the essence of beauty.
Comments: She has helped SO many women deal with an incredibly taboo subject.
Comments: Tamra puts into words what few women can even admit. She is a fantastic blogger and an invaluable resource for so many women.
Comments: Tamra is a huge influence in my life and the lives of many others. She does great things with the power she has and she deserves this more than anyone.
Comments: Tamra is a wonderful, inspirational woman here at the college I attend, TCNJ! Vulvar Vestibulitis is a condition that affects so many women yet so many women are unaware. The dedication Tamra has put into rasing the awareness of those around her about Vulvar Vestibulitis has to be recognized. Because of this reason, Tamara should win the award!
Comments: She is so passionate and so hard working. She is also always willing to help.
Comments: Tamra is AMAZING and I really hope she wins!
Comments: SHe is very dedicated
Comments: Being strong, and poweful in the face of adversity!!
Comments: She brings light into an area where there is so much pain!
Congratulations, Tamra!
People's HealthBlogger Awards 2009
People's HealthBlogger Awards 2009 - Best 100 Winner! Winner!