How Does Lyme Disease Affect Your Relationships?

This is a very hard and emotional question for many people to answer but we wanted to get a sense of how people’s relationships in our Online Community are affected. Many people feel a great sense of loss as those who were once so dear to us simply can’t or […]

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How Does the Weather Affect Lyme Patients?

As Brits, a national pastime seems to be complaining about the weather; it rarely seems to please us! One minute it’s too hot, the next it’s too cold and gloomy. When it comes to Lyme disease and some other chronic illnesses as well, the weather seems to play a significant […]

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What Has Made You Most Proud Since Becoming Unwell?

Sophie Ward posed the question ‘what has made you most proud since becoming unwell?’ to our Online Community… It’s a tough question in many ways. As our health fails we easily fall into the trap of having a mindset that leaves us feeling as though we are failing overall. It […]

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Living with Lyme: My Journey So Far by Craig Fordham

I am a full-time Survival and Bushcraft instructor from Blackwolf Survival & Bushcraft living in Kent. I’ve pretty much spent my life in the great outdoors and have been lucky enough in that time to have travelled to and worked in some pretty amazing places. Of course I’ve always been […]

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Kay’s Cards!

LDUK member Julie posted a heartwarming request in our Online Community. Her daughter Kay suffers from Lyme disease and her birthday was coming up… Kay has been ill off and on for the last 10 years but basically couch/bedridden for the last 1 ½ years.  I know that birthdays are […]

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Hope at Christmas by Morven-May MacCallum

Author Morven-May MacCallum reflects on 2017 and the hope it has brought her, achieving more than she could ever imagined.  Morven-May has combined her book promotion with raising awareness of Lyme disease and raising funds for Lyme Disease UK. Thank you Morven-May for all your support this year! Sometimes it […]

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A Lyme Success Story!

Layers of Lyme Disease: A Recovery Story by Hannah Green www.layersoflyme.com My name is Hannah Green. I’m 41 years old, British and currently live in Sydney, Australia. In my 20s I was very active, riding, sailing and travelling. After back-packing for a year I fell ill in 2006 with a […]

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Sophie Ward

Finding Worth When Suffering by Sophie Ward

This month’s guest blogger is Sophie Ward, who is the author of the blog Sophantastic  in which she shares her experiences and reaches out to people with food intolerances, depression, chronic pain, nerve damage, chronic illness, Lyme Disease, co-infections, anxiety and low-self esteem. Her blog is full of stories and tips […]

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