In October 2018, Aimee’s mom inspired her to use her autoimmune life experiences and learned knowledge paired with her love for others to launch the Autoimmune Sisters Instagram account. In October 2019, this website was launched to provide resources via our Autoimmune Disease pages, a blog of Autoimmune Posts written by our incredible team of women with autoimmune disease and an Autoimmune Sisters-approved Wellness Directory.
Looking to share your autoimmune story or vaccine-related story? Click here to submit your story for publication.
He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God. – Micah 6:8
Meet the Women Behind Autoimmune Sisters
Our Autoimmune Sisters community is volunteer-based and run by an incredible group of women. From Aimee’s leadership to Madison’s Instagram commitment, to a blog editor, blog authors from around the world. We are blessed to have so many incredible women dedicated to keeping this community alive. Interested in joining us? Send over a contact message. We would love to hear from you.
Aimee Harris Niedosik
Autoimmune Sisters Founder
Aimee is a bible-believing born again Christian. She’s a Jesus girl that walks in faith every single day, saved by grace. Since October 2018, she has been leading Autoimmune Sisters. This community has become a personal calling to bring women together to find support and friendship on the hard journey of living with an autoimmune disease.
She lives in Northern Virginia with her husband, their 2 amazing kids and 2 Labrador Retrievers.
Aimee’s days are full of travel soccer, updating their home for future renters and enjoying everything there is to see and do in Northern Virginia + Washington, DC.
Autoimmune Sisters Admin
Madison is passionate about health, fitness, and Jesus. She has had autoimmune symptoms nearly her entire life, but was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease back in 2016.
Madison began to blog as a way to connect with, and encourage others going through similar struggles, and have now joined the Autoimmune Sisters team to continue her outreach.
She loves this community and enjoys offering her experience with Crohn’s as a resource to others on their health journeys.
Madison also runs an anti-inflammatory food blog called Clean Cuisine with Aimee Harris Niedosik.
Autoimmune Sisters Blog Authors
Our Autoimmune Sisters Blog Authors are women with autoimmune disease from all over the world — Sweden via South Africa, Canada, Australia and around the United States. Their voices bring insight, depth, healing and passion for supporting women with autoimmune disease.
Autoimmune Sisters Blog Editor
Kristin lives in West Olive, Michigan and could not love her state more. She loves the state of Michigan and strives to advocate, promote, and recognize everything the Mitten state has to offer. She is a digital marketer by day and by night – a writer – a digital junkie – and a freelancer. She strives to eat and drink locally whenever possible, and is an avid reader. Kristin is married to the world’s greatest husband, and mom to two sweet boy kitties. She is also addicted to Instagram, iced chai lattes, and Tony’s Chocolonely chocolate bars.
Jessica is an Autoimmune Health Coach and Detox Educator. Jessica deeply believes that we all have the capability to heal once we remove the things that harm our body and add back the nourishment we need. She works with women all over the US on how to align their diet, lifestyle and environment to support their healing process. Alopecia Areata, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
Lauren Dewey Tarr
Lauren is a freelance writer/editor-for-hire and the creator of an unabashed lifestyle blog about all things midlife. She is also a mother, wife, sister, friend, trauma survivor, autoimmune fighter, and all-around wellness warrior who lives in yoga pants, thinks zucchini is the best vegetable ever, and never leaves home without under eye concealer, her cell phone, a reusable aluminum water bottle, and an elastic hair band around her wrist. In short, she’s a strong, emboldened, middle-aged woman with a lot to say about living your strongest, healthiest, best life. Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
Jenn supports busy, health-mind professionals in taking back control of their health by giving them access to the right lab tests and resources so they can find the missing pieces of their health puzzle. Using over a decade of personal training experience, she creates personalized health-rebuilding programs for clients that are realistic and sustainable for long-lasting results, and that empower clients to be the boss of their own health. Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
Ashley is a wife and mom to two young boys. She is living with Psoriatic Arthritis and was most recently diagnosed with Lyme Disease. Ashley is currently working on her certification as a Health Coach. She works with women living with autoimmune diseases and chronic illnesses. Ashley’s goal is to help women reclaim their health so they can thrive in their lives while navigating chronic illness.
Becca is a wife, mother, and certified Epigenetics Coach. She has a passion for all things mindset and activating abundance in life and wellness. The Mind-Body connection really came together for her when applying Epigenetic principles to healing herself. With her Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis in remission, she is blessed to use her unique approach to help women unlock their own ultimate vitality and wellness.
Nathalie is a Canadian entrepreneur, blogger, architectural designer, and Crohn’s Disease warrior. She is the founder of Gutsy Feeling, an online community and blog designed to help people thrive despite any limitations they may face. Nathalie is passionate about sharing content and resources related to life with Crohn’s disease, health, wellness, lifestyle, design, and mental health.
Cynthia is a strong-minded (some say stubborn) archaeologist from Belgium. Diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 2011 and Lipedema in 2017, she learned how to pursue her passion of traveling the world while battling various symptoms of autoimmune diseases. She just got back from a year-long trip around the world, visiting exotic places despite carrying UC-medication. On her (fairly new) blog, she writes about her experiences of visiting destinations with one eye on health issues in order to inspire fellow autoimmune sisters to hold on to their dreams of seeing the world.
Autoimmune Sisters Vaccine Focus Group
Led by Aimee Harris Niedosik, a group of women was formed naturally after several women reached out to us for help in making a decision to get the Covid-19 vaccine. It became apparent that we needed to be a resource for our Autoimmune Sisters community to effectively and transparently share vaccine-related autoimmune stories. After countless hours of dedication, an incredible experience was created to collect stories and publish them here on our blog. If you are autoimmune and ready to share your vaccine-related story, click here to submit for publication.
Josie has spent the last 12 years battling chronic illness and disease. From PCOS, Lupus, Anxiety and ADHD. She is a Naval Nuclear Officer’s Wife, dog mama, and Christ follower. After 5 years of teaching Elementary school, Josie decided to leave the field and pursue a career in my passion of Holistic health to help other women that have gone through similar things that she has.
Krysta Di Marca
Krystal is a born and bred Toronto girl who began her wellness journey over 10 years ago at the onset of gastrointestinal issues. When conventional medicine only made things worse, Krystal took things into her own hands and began seeking out natural therapies where she found healing. On her spare time Krystal enjoys cooking and studying/practicing mindfulness.
Conditions: SIBO, PCOS, Dysautonomia, autoimmune condition that does not fit a specific diagnosis.
Adriana is pro medical freedom and respecting people’s personal health decisions. Those who decide to get the shot have every right to get it and those who decide not to get it have every right not to. She also believe where there is a risk of side effects or death there should always be a choice.
Since 19 years old, Jessie has dealt with Lupus and a variety of oddball complications. Most notably endocarditis and a resulting heart attack, spinal cord inflammation that’s caused neurological issues, arthritis, and skin rashes. Her Instagram account focuses more on my misadventures in sewing, crafting, and motherhood, with occasional reminders of illness.