In 2016, my life drastically changed. I was bitten by a tick while on the east coast at a picnic. I found it within the hour, and pulled it off. I did not see a bullseye rash, and it was not on me for more than 24 hours, so I decided not to take the course of antibiotics typically prescribed when you have Lyme disease. To this day, it is the biggest regret of my life. The last four years have been some of the most difficult times of my life.

The symptoms first started as plantar fasciitis, then I had a frozen shoulder that I thought was from tennis, then my right hip started hurting, then debilitating fatigue. After a few months, I knew it was Lyme because my children and husband have had it. I went to get tested by a doctor in NYC who confirmed my suspicion. I did a mixture of antibiotics, herbs, tinctures, and IV treatments for 6-9 months. I started to feel better and thought I was back to normal. Six months later, I had a sudden death in the family and slept in a hotel room with visible mold. The exposure to mold started the next episode, which was much worse. Overnight I had a painful growth on my chest the size of a golf ball, then another growth popped up on my hand, then one appeared on the back of my neck. Over two weeks, I went to the ER three times. The first time because of the three growths, the next time for a spinal tap because they thought I had meningitis, and the last time I felt I had had a heart attack. Every time, my results came back normal. They finally told me to see a psychologist because there was nothing wrong with me. I knew it was my Lyme back again.

I went from doctor to doctor, most were focused on Lyme, or very familiar with Lyme. Each time I would get a little better but, not 100%. I tried every...(continued below)

"I was willing
to try anything"

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...modality-magnetic therapy, hyperbaric chamber, saunas, coffee enemas, colonics, Chinese healers that create the medicine out of the air (yes, this did happen), shamans, chiropractors, acupuncture, ten-pass ozone treatments: you name it, I tried it. I was willing to try anything someone recommended if it was going to make me better. My situation hit bottom last year when I contracted sepsis from the port I had for the IV antibiotics. As I was struggling to survive, the ER doctor yelled at me for putting a port in for a disease that did not exist! I thought to myself, "this is absolutely crazy that I have this disease that is not acknowledged by the western medical community!" I slowly came out of the despair, and I am almost 100% back. I started on a weekly routine of acupuncture, chiropractor, energy work, colonics, saunas, etc. It requires tremendous focus and work but, it's necessary effort for me to stay healthy.  This past summer, I did a hyperthermia treatment that has killed the Lyme and corrected the brain damage the Lyme caused. I know my limits. I have had to make some severe lifestyle changes to keep from relapsing: 8 hours sleep, gluten-free, sugar-free diet, no alcohol, limited stress, lots of water, detox every day through sauna, beamer matt, ozone treatments, etc.  It has been a long road.  I have learned so much that I want to share to help you get better quicker.



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