First Impressions

Debi Collins is a Chittenango, NY resident who became a Lyme patient advocate after being infected with Lyme disease and Bartonella. She co-founded CNY Lyme Support in January 2011 along with three others whose lives had been affected by Lyme disease. They meet on the first Sunday of the month at Sullivan Free Library in Chittenango.

The photo above is Debi and Rod having a coffee break at Burger King on their 25th anniversary which they spent working on their 1843 home.

Debi helps run a fabulous support group and I learn more every time I go. Central New York Lyme Support email: cnylyme@gmail.com

Warmly,

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Lyme Ninjas

I’ve been talking to people with Lyme from all over the country. I am always amazed by how knowledgeable and educated they are about Lyme. Some are passionate about gathering political support. Some are passionate about alternative treatments. Some are passionate about helping others. They all share a deep commitment to make their pain and suffering a positive contribution to the world. That’s why I call them Lyme Ninjas.

Below are the most recent Lyme Ninja interviews.

Susan was born in Pennsylvania, where she graduated from college with a BA in English. In 2012 she was diagnosed with late-stage Lyme Disease after being sick with little explanation for nearly 15 years. After being in remission for nearly a year, Susan relapsed in 2015. Her new book, The Last Letter is closely based on her own struggles with Lyme Disease.

Violet, Piper, Jennifer and Claire are all in 7th grade, and are girl scout cadets on Long Island. They noticed the large amount of Lyme Disease cases in their community, among adults, relatives, and school aged kids, and decided as part of their Cadet Silver Star Project to raise Quail chicks to release in their area to combat the tick population in their area.

After suffering with Chronic Fatigue and Lyme Disease for 12 years Rebecca Cotterall found nutrition to be hugely beneficial on her journey of recovery. She is a fully qualified Nutritional Therapist practicing in the North West of England, based in Chorley in Lancashire.

Mackay Rippey, LAc trained to become an acupuncturist at the Traditional Acupuncture Institute and graduated with a master’s degree in 1992. As a five-element acupuncturist he is carefully trained to understand the laws of nature, to diagnose in accordance with those laws and to work therapeutically to restore balance and harmony. About 4 years a ago he realized that there were not many resources for the increasing number of people with lyme disease in his local community, and started lyme ninja radio as a way to learn more about lyme disease and provide other people with

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