Archive for ‘blog carnival’

October 24th, 2011

Let’s Make November National Health Blog Posting Month!

by Amanda

2011 may be winding down, but the world of Health Activism is going strong. Let’s power through these last few months together and connect through a few interactive activities to get our advocacy at its best before we head into 2012.


As you may know, November is National Blog Posting Month or NaBloPoMo. It’s a …Read More

March 2nd, 2011

March HABC: I Disclose…

by Amanda

(This is a metaphor)

From one of my favorite websites, (
dis·close [dih-sklohz] verb
1. to make known; reveal or uncover: to disclose a secret
2. to cause to appear; allow to be seen; lay open to view: In spring the violets disclose their fragrant petals.
The word “disclose” was first used right around the time of …Read More

February 2nd, 2011

February HABC: A letter to your condition

by Amanda

In honor of this month’s theme Chronic Conditions and Relationships – our February HABC is: Write a Letter to Your Condition. Sounds a little strange?  It is, because you’re penning these words not to a real person, but to your disease, personified.  Inspired by the old-fashion correspondence of snail mail (or, …Read More

January 4th, 2011

January HABC: 3 Fortune Cookies

by Amanda

Like last year, we will have a monthly Health Activist Blog Carnival where members of our community can submit their entries on a theme-specific topic. Going with our January theme month is New Year, New You: Setting Health Activism Goals, our HABC topic is: “3 Fortune Cookies.”

There are a few things that make a fortune cookie so great. First: it’s a bonus for after a delicious meal …Read More

January 4th, 2011

December Blog Carnival Recap: Your Top 10 of 2010

by Amanda

Last year (well, last month!) we asked you what 10 things you liked best about 2010 and you reported back with awesome recaps. You reminded us of your best posts, big milestones, and favorites from your past year in Health Activism.Check out a few highlights:Kelly remembered this milestone fondly: “1) American College of Rheumatology Scientific Meeting. Attending the weeklong …Read More

December 2nd, 2010

New Health Activist Blog Carnival: Top 10 of 2010

by admin

With the end of the year fast approaching, it’s an ideal time to look back on what the year has meant to you as a Health Activist, and to your …Read More

October 21st, 2010

Health Activist Vlog Contest: Update!

by admin

With a little over a week left in our first-ever Health Activist Vlog Contest, we wanted to give you a quick update on some of the fantastic video content we’ve been seeing from our Health Activists. Check out these great Health Activist videos and take a moment to create your …Read More

October 1st, 2010

New Health Activist Blog Carnival: Vlog Contest!

by admin

This month’s Health Activist Blog Carnival is an especially exciting one that offers Health Activists a chance to break into the spotlight by using video!

WEGO Health has partnered with icyou, the Web’s only destination focused solely on bringing you the whole world of healthcare video, to bring you the first ever Health Activist Vlog Contest! Whether you’re new to vlogging or using video in your community is old hat–this contest is for you!

Simply pick one of our topics and get those cameras rolling! Upload your video onto icyou and tag it wegohealth and leave a link on our Blog Carnival discussion post in the …Read More

August 11th, 2010

New Health Activist Blog Carnival: Hard Times as a Health Activist

by admin

This month’s Blog Carnival is about the hard times we face as Health Activists.We know that being a Health Activist isn’t easy – you have so many people looking to you for information, resources, support, and so much more. You’ve got your own health, and your own life, to think about too. We’re all …Read More

August 10th, 2010

Health Activist Blog Carnival – July Wrap Up!

by admin

Last month, we asked Health Activists to share their experiences and tips for traveling.

Here are a few of the excellent entries we received:
Kelly (you may know her better as RA Warrior) shared her experiences driving to and from Mississippi last summer in her post, “Traveling with Chronic Illness/RA“. She talks about how traveling has changed since she was diagnosed, and wonders whether part of the reason we don’t see more people living …Read More