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Tamra

California
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!

Comments: Tamra is among the most inspirational and optimistic bloggers I've followed.  Despite her rare disease that causes severe pain daily where even sitting is unbearable, Tamra is able to remain optimistic about it, encouraging discussions and embracing her condition.  Always being proactive and fighting her vulvar vestibulitis head-on, Tamra is one of the strongest people I know.  Instead of complaining about her pain, she has created a great center for discussion and hope that simply inspires awe and teaches us all countless profound lessons.
Comments: Tamra sheds light to a condition that not many have heard of. She is not afraid to describe all of her symptoms and really indicate what a person with the condition deals with. This is uncommon with many people who would most likely keep their feelings to themselves, thus living an introverted life when they could be making a difference like Tamra is instead. It take this kind of perosn to really inform the public.
Comments: Tamra is a positive writer whose personality shines through her writing. She is proactive and encouraging.
Comments: Tamra is an extremely knowledgeable person on this issue and shows genuine interest and compassion for raising awareness. Her conviction to the cause and her passion to improve the well being of these individuals is unique. It is for these reasons she should win this prestigious award.
Comments: She should win because she is a great person who is on a mission to try to make the world a better place and more enjoyable for thousands of women across the globe.
Comments: Cause she's the effing best.
Comments: Tamra is brave for sharing her story and helping guide others going through similar pains!
Congratulations, Tamra!
People's HealthBlogger Awards 2009
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