Lyme Disease in Montana

How to Help From Home ~ Philadelphia Candlelight Vigil and IDSA Protest

How to Help From Home ~ Philadelphia Candlelight Vigil and IDSA Protest

How to Help From Home ~ Philadelphia Candlelight Vigil and IDSA Protest *****October 11 post-event update—call fox and ABC—-see more at bottom of post****** Also see following blog post with Post-Protest links I’ll be adding links to this if I can from the train, otherwise google the references to find the lists!!!

Gratitude Post ~ Everything I Wanted

Gratitude Post ~ Everything I Wanted

Before I contracted Lyme disease along the Middle Fork of the Flathead River in northwest Montana, I had everything I wanted.  I had pretty much reached all of the major goals I had set for myself and then some. Not only had I gotten into (and completed) graduate school, but I had done so under […]

Public Lands Day ~ Tick Removal Poster

In honor of Public Lands Day, I’m posting this useful diagram from Lyme Disease Association (LDA). Stay safe outside!

Proposed Lyme Legislation H.R. 4701 (Gibson Bill) Links and Updates: Post-House, Pre-Senate

Proposed Lyme Legislation H.R. 4701 (Gibson Bill) Links and Updates: Post-House, Pre-Senate

Last week H.R. 4701 (The Tick-borne Disease Research Transparency and Accountability Act of 2014) passed the house.  The bill is also known as the Gibson Bill, after the bill’s author, New York Senator Chris Gibson. Per Lyme disease.org: H.R. 4701 forms an interagency working group consisting of federal agencies and non-federal partners, including experienced Lyme physicians […]

Montanans Continue to Be Infected and Misdiagnosed

Montanans Continue to Be Infected and Misdiagnosed

My hope is that Montanans with Lyme disease will soon be able to receive care in Montana, no matter where they contracted it.  There will continue to be repetition of this point in posts here, as well as the issues surrounding that point. I also hope, however, that contractions in Montana will VERY soon be […]

Lime Lives in Montana ~ Help Doctors Help Patients!

Awareness and education specific to Montana is the primary purpose of this blog.  But all Lyme patients benefit from education and outreach, and resources pertaining to states that don’t acknowledge Lyme tend to be pretty applicable in other states in the same boat. There’s no end to the stories of loss and pain brought about […]