The Dean Center

The Dean Center
The Dean Center
dover, MA United States
CROWDRISING SINCE: Feb 10, 2016
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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.

 

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Amount Raised:

$3,300

 

66% Raised of$5,000 Goal

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Amount Raised:

$4,385

 

58% Raised of$7,500 Goal