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Kristine’s Letter ~ 1,000 Letters Lyme Campaign

This is another patient’s letter from the 1,000 Letters Lyme Campaign, posted with permission. See also Heather’s Letter, My Letter, or visit the group on facebook (The 1,000 Letters Lyme Campaign) to request membership (you can participate without being on facebook).  More stories will be published over time, but these are just a few examples of […]

Heather’s Letter ~ Patient Stories Beyond Montana

The following is one of hundreds of letters written so far as part of an awareness campaign, published with the author’s permission. She has since contributed significantly to spreading of other ongoing Lyme campaigns through social media networking and is soon to embark on the next phase of her lyme journey by beginning care with […]

Asking IDSA for Change ~ Video is Up: Lyme Disease IDWeek Protest Philadelphia 2014

Saturday’s protest included Lyme patients and loved ones from across the country, together to ask IDSA to revise guidelines for Lyme disease diagnosis, treatment, and care. Too many patients are misdiagnosed, their care delayed and lives destroyed. IDSA needs to incorporate current available science…

Philadelphia Lyme Protest After-links: Follow ups, Photos, Videos, News, Contacts

Post-protest link lists SO FAR for the Oct. 10 & 11, 2014, IDSA IDWeek Lyme Candlelight Vigil and Protest organized by The Mayday Project .  Links for photos, albums, videos, news articles and coverage found so far, groups and pages present/involved, contact lists to save, and follow up links (who to thank, tweet, etc.).  This […]

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!!!

En Route to Philadelphia ~ Lyme Activists Target IDSA Conference

En Route to Philadelphia ~ Lyme Activists Target IDSA Conference

I will be joining Lyme disease patients from around the country tomorrow (Friday, Oct. 10) in Philadelphia for a candle light vigil outside the IDWeek Medical Conference and a peaceful protest outside the conference the following day (Saturday, Oct. 11, my husband’s 40th birthday).  Per the MayDay Project’s event Facebook page: We are calling on […]

Please Share Courtney’s Lyme Campaign ~ An 11-Year Old’s Class Project

Please Share Courtney’s Lyme Campaign ~ An 11-Year Old’s Class Project

I’m posting this for Courtney Prew, who is working on a class project raising awareness for Lyme disease for her Mom, Heather Prew, who is fighting chronic Lyme.  They’ve already touched a bunch of Lymies since starting this (and made a bunch of us cry!!!) ~ please help Courtney reach many more!  If you share […]