The Dean Center
Outside of my family there are 2 things I am very passonate about -Crossfit and Lyme Disease. Both have impacted my life in profound ways. Crossfit gave me a community of people that supported my goals and cheered me on as I achieved them. It made me stronger in every way and has spilled over to so many aspects of daily life. Lyme Disease has robbed me of that strength and places obstacle in my way every day. But I keep fighting back and approach my recovery like a WOD- I strategize, I log the frequency and severity of my symptoms, I tweak my mediactions like I used to tweak my weights, going stronger or lighter depending on how I feel, I utilize SMART goals to mange my expectations for recovery and I seek advice from experts.
My goal is raise awareness and money to help people recognize the symptoms and avoid long term health issues. And to help people with chronic Lyme and Lyme co- Infections get the proper dagnosis and treatment. The Dean Center at Spaulding Rehab Hospital in Boston is the first treatment and research center for tick borne illness that is affiliated with a major medical institution. More research needs to be done to understand the Lyme bacteria, the coinfections associated with Lyme and why so many people remain ill after initial treatment with antibiotics. Your donation will help me and the hundreds of thousands of other affected by Lyme to have hope and a reason to keep fighting.
CR Impact Points
Click the VOTE button to give The 100 CrowdRise Impact Points (CIPs). Vote for the Volunteers and Fundraisers that are answering the call to service, raising money for charity, and making an impact for their causes. Come back and Vote every months. CIPs can earn you the highly coveted, highly respected CrowdRise Royalty Status.
CR Impact Points
If you're seeing the grey VOTE button, you should feel great about yourself. It means you already voted for The this month. Come back next month and vote again if you still love The. Thanks to your vote, The earned 100 CrowdRise Impact Points (CIPs). CIPs can earn you the highly coveted, highly respected CrowdRise Royalty Status.