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AWARDS AND HONORS

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Without awards and honors most people will never know what we did. Being recognized by my peers in the pain community on different levels by other patients and organizations has been extraordinary. If I didn’t live in pain I would not be the person I am today and so many people have earned these awards and honors along with me. I am but 1 of millions who work to make a difference in others’ lives. It is always nice to be recognized for sharing my story, helping create tools and resources for others in similar situations to my own. During the past 20 years of living with pain I am so happy to be seen as a leader and taken seriously as an advocate, author and motivational speaker. Even being nominated for many awards has been an unbelievable experience and then actually winning ones like the Neuropathy Action’s You Are Our Hero Award and the Invisible Disability Association’s Impact award was truly breathtaking. The pain industry recognition of my personal accomplishments within the pain community from those who offer similar services to what my own nonprofit provides is very humbling. When I reflect on the honors place on me, I remember one of my favorite quotes directly related to a cause that chose me, “The ultimate measure of a person is not where they stand in moments of comfort and convenience, but rather where they stand during times of challenge and crisis”.

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2016 Wego Health Activists Award Winner x2 – Lifetime Achievement Winner and Best Team Performance Winner

December 2016

Wego Health Activist Award WINNER 2016 – Lifetime Achievement Award, Best Team Performance. Wego Health Activist Award Finalist – Lifetime Achievement Award, Best Team Performance. She was nominated in 10 categories: Best In Show: YouTube; Best in Show Google+, Best In Show; Pinterest; Advocating for Another; Best In Show: Facebook; Best In Show: Twitter; Best In Show: Community/Forum; Best In Show: Blog; Best In Show: YouTube; Health Activist Hero; Lifetime Achievement Award, Best in Show: Instagram

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2016 RareVoice Abbey Award Finalist by EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases
September 2016
The “Abbey” represents the “rare voice” speaking on behalf of patients, especially children, who might not otherwise be heard. The award, with her blessing, was named for Abbey Meyers, founder of the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD). Mrs. Meyers received the lifetime achievement award at the inaugural RareVoice Awards Gala for her vital role in the passage of the Orphan Drug Act in 1983. The statue was commissioned for the RareVoice Awards Gala from the renowned sculptor Nobe who specializes in bronzes. Nobe’s brilliant technique and original approach endow his figures with a sense of mystery and wonder that permeates the physical essence of the sculptures and brings each piece to life.
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2016 Champion Of Hope Nominees; RARE Champion in Advocacy
Global Genes™
June 2016 Global Genes™ would like to congratulate the following 2016 RARE Champion of Hope Nominees. These individuals and organizations have been recognized by their peers because of their extraordinary efforts in Advocacy, Science, Medical Care and Treatment, and Collaborations in Science. All of the 2016 nominees will receive a special recognition gift as well as an invitation to join us at this year’s Tribute event as our special guests. Read More

Champion of Hope awarded to Barby Ingle
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Whole Food Warrior Award 2016

Frank Davis and Montel Williams
Congratulations to Barby Ingle on receiving the Whole-Food Warrior Award 2016 from Frank Davis and Montel Williams. We are excited to feature you and your story on the Whole-Food Warrior digital TV Show to raise awareness for individuals sharing a wellness message. Viewers can access the show on the Really Cool Human TV network. Season 1 of this show will premiere January 21st 2016.
whole food warrior award to barby ingle
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Invisible Disability Association 2015 Impact Award Recipient

Barby Ingle has been selected to be the 2015 recipient of the Invisible Disabilities Association’s Impact Award. Barby has been chosen based upon her positive impact on the lives of those living daily with pain and neuropathy as the President of the International Pain Foundation. Barby is helping lead the way through iPain in pain education, policy, community and support.

Barby advocates for all of those who are challenged with a chronic care conditions involving chronic pain as well as for their family, caregivers, healthcare professionals and public. She believes that invisible disabilities, whether physical or mental pain, can and will consume a person and only the patient can begin the process of healing! Barby’s desire is that her contributions to the pain community will inspire them to be filled with HOPE and motivation.

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Invisible Disabilities award to Barby Ingle
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2015 Champion Of Hope Nominees; RARE Champion in Advocacy
Global Genes™
June 2015 Global Genes™ would like to congratulate the following 2015 RARE Champion of Hope Nominees. These individuals and organizations have been recognized by their peers because of their extraordinary efforts in Advocacy, Science, Medical Care and Treatment, and Collaborations in Science. All of the 2015 nominees will receive a special recognition gift as well as an invitation to join us at this year’s Tribute event as our special guests. Read More

Champion of Hope awarded to Barby Ingle
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Wego Health Activists Award Finalist 2014 (2 categories)

Wego Health

December 2014 – nominations, February 2015 finalists announced

Wego Health Activist Award Nominee 2014 – Barby Ingle was chosen as a finalist in 2 categories for the 4th Annual Wego Health Activist Awards: Best In Show: Google+ and Lifetime Achievement. She was nominated in 10 categories including: Best In Show: Facebook, Best In Show: Twitter, Best In Show: Community/Forum, Best In Show: Blog, Best In Show: YouTube, Best In Show: Google +, Best In Show: Instagram, Advocating for Another, Lifetime Achievementt, and Health Activist Hero

WEGO Best in Show award to Barby Ingle
WEGO Lifetime Achievment Award to Barby Ingle
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Wego Health Activists Award Finalist 2013 (2 categories)

Wego Health

December 2013

Wego Health Activist Award Nominee 2013 – Barby Ingle was chosen as a finalist in 2 categories for the 2013 Wego Health Activist Awards: Best In Show: YouTube and Advocating for Another. She was nominated in 7 categories including: Best In Show: Facebook, Best In Show: Twitter, Best In Show: Community/Forum, Best In Show: Blog, Best In Show: YouTube, Advocating for Another, and Health Activist Hero

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International Inspirational Luminary

Care2.com

As an International Inspirational Luminary, Barby received a special benefit that only a fraction of our daily Luminaries receive – a feature in our column on Care2.com! We shared Barby’s inspiration with 22,000,000+ people around the world on 5/8, at 1:30pm Pacific! Your inspiration will not only be available on Care2.com, but will also be included in Care2’s Healthy Living newsletter emailed to Care2 members the day after your feature in our column. Thanks for being such a bright light in this world. We’re so honored to have you as a part of the Inspire Me Today family! Sincerely, Kristan Sartor, Chief Operating Officer, InspireMeToday.com, http://www.care2.com/greenliving/tag/barby-ingle

International Insppirational Luminary award to Barby Ingle
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Inspirational Luminary

Inspire Me Today

Each Inspirational Luminary shares, wisdom to pass on to humanity. Lessons learned that matters in life. We know that starting the day with quality inspiration can change a life, so we share their answer with our community and the world each day, reaching folks in more than 150 countries. http://www.inspiremetoday.com/archiveDisp.php?type=0&ref=1821

Inspirational Luminary Award to Barby Ingle
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Neuropathy Action Foundation’s 2012 “You Are Our Hero!” Recipient

Neuropathy Action Foundation (NAF)

Barby Ingle has just been named the Neuropathy Action Foundation’s 2012 “You Are Our Hero!” recipient. We would love to honor you with your award and have you speak at our 6th Annual “Neuropathy Action Awareness Day” on Wednesday, June 20 in Sacramento, CA if you can. You will be honored at our luncheon between 12:15 PM and 1:30 PM. Our “Legislator of the Year Award” will also be given to CA Assemblyman Huffman during the luncheon for his efforts on AB 369

Ryan Young and Barby Ingle
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Wego Health Activist Award Nominee, Finalist, and Reciepient 2012

Wego Health

2012 WEGO Health Ms Congeniality Award Recipient

Finalist in Best in Show: Twitter and Ms Congeniality categories

Wego Health Activist Award Nominee 2012 – Barby Ingle was nominated in 8 categories for the 2012 Wego Health Activist Awards: Best In Show: Facebook, Best In Show: Twitter, Best In Show: YouTube, Paperboy, Ms Congeniality, Offline Crusader, Trailblazer, and Health Activist Hero.

WEGO Health Activist Award to Barby Ingle
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Panic Girl: Barby Ingle

Todd Hollers’s Panic Girl Press, by April Brucker

Author, activist, motivational speaker, and former cheerleader Barby Ingle has been touring the country and appearing on TV shows advocating for people with RSD as well as others with chronic pain. As someone who suffers from chronic pain, Barby has become a fearless advocate for those in the grips of this debilitating condition. As someone who suffers from RSD herself, Barby is an inspiration because she does not let it limit her, but rather it makes her move forward at the speed of light. Barby also appears regularly on younow.com as a talking head, serving as a role model to young women around the world. A mix of beauty, grace, and a ‘lil butt kicking spunk, Barby Ingle was easily this week’s Panic Girl.

Check out the whole story at: http://missaprilb.blogspot.com/2012/05/panic-girl-barby-ingle.html?showComment=1336933053756#c1495062410080365965

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Wego Health Activist Award Nominee 2011

Wego Health

December 2011

Barby Ingle was nominated in 3 categories for the 2011 Wego Health Activist Awards: Best In Show, Paperboy, & Offline Crusader.