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Tell us your story.

You inspire us! If you have made health a priority - quit smoking, lost weight, addressed a chronic condition - we want to hear from you. From all of the great stories, we pick 10 to publish and promote. Our 10 winners will each receive $250.

The next submission deadline is February 28, 2019.

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Michael Lenovo

Because of my obesity and diabetes, I was tired, unmotivated, and increasingly anxious about sleeping. I felt claustrophobic and worried I would stop breathing in my sleep.

Marco City of Fort Lauderdale

The City of Fort Lauderdale Health and Wellness Center has helped me manage and improve my health after identifying some serious medical conditions overlooked by my primary care physician.

Christa Hampton City Schools

I was always tired and could barely walk up the stairs at my house. Brandi Ngo, FNP, motivates and encourages me to keep improving my health. Her partnership and support help me create a lifestyle that I can maintain.

Lisa Baldwin Filters

Diabetes makes me tired all the time, I experience shortness of breath, and I’m unable to fully concentrate. As a result, I feel depressed and anxious and have a hard time taking care of my body.

Lillie Wayne Farms

I had been feeling poorly for a while, making it difficult for me to do my job and spend time with my family. After passing out at work one day, I went to the Wayne Farms We Care Wellness Center in Decatur, AL.

Justin Duncan Aviation

After my divorce, I was left feeling unwanted and hopeless. I never wanted to leave my apartment, and after multiple trips to the emergency room, I learned I was experiencing extreme anxiety and depression.

Julie Bay District Schools

I gained 30 pounds in two years and saw a serious decline in my health. One morning, I awoke feeling like an elephant was standing on my chest. Terrified, I went to the Bay Educators Wellness Center, where Marqueta Seeuws, FNP, referred me to the ER.

Joseph Pipefitters Local 597

I was diagnosed with diabetes years ago because of my weight. As a result, I suffered from headaches, dizziness, and constant knee pain. Fed up, I started seeing Kylee Ladd, PA, for health coaching appointments at the Pipefitters Local 597 Family Wellness Center. 

Jeffrey Nelnet

After years of being overweight, at age 30 I lost 75 pounds. Following the birth of my son though, I lost time and motivation and gained all the weight back. I felt stuck, struggled with sleep apnea, and had no energy.

Harry Lincoln Industries

I beat prostate cancer but later struggled to cope with the life-altering physical changes caused by treatment. My entire outlook on life changed and I was constantly irritable and negative.