Lyme Disease and Travel

For many people, travel is a healer, a motivator, a goal and the best way to expand horizons. For those who are chronically ill,  it can represent a struggle with uneasiness about how symptoms will be manageable, how pacing will be possible throughout the trip and how dietary requirements will […]

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Kirkham Grammar School Raises £1750 for LDUK!

Kirkham Grammar School is LDUK’s Sophie Ward’s old school and they raised a whopping £1750 for LDUK! Thank you so much to the school for their support and also to Sophie for maintaining a link with her old school, raising awareness amongst the students and for attending to pick up […]

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How Does Your Illness Make You Feel?

This question is heartbreaking, and I know for many people, it sparks SO many different emotions which are often, understandably, negative. When I asked this question in our Online Community, the main responses were: embarrassed, angry and let down. We feel embarrassment because we don’t want people seeing us as […]

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New Health and Safety Regulations for Holiday and Home Parks

It isn’t easy these days to drive change. Don’t we know! However, through our stubborn hearts, grit and determination are helping people become more aware of Lyme. We are building the foundations for education and with our courage for speaking out about our own stories, people begin to try and […]

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What Do Our Symptoms Cause Us To Do That People May Not Understand?

Lyme disease causes many different, puzzling symptoms. How can others possibly understand? It is a daily battle for so many of us to understand and we find ourselves becoming increasingly upset and irritable when others can’t seem to understand either. As the seasons change, we face new symptoms that we […]

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Lighting up Lancashire for Lyme by Sophie Ward

LDUK has kicked off Lyme Disease awareness month with a bang. Across the country with the work of the LDUK team and members of our Online Community, we have been able to get major UK landmarks to glow green in support of Lyme disease awareness which is just incredible and […]

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In the ‘Lyme Light’ by Sophie Ward

In The ‘Lyme’ Light A Journey of Acceptance and Rediscovery By Sophie Ward Order here We are delighted to announce that LDUK Admin Sophie Ward’s debut autobiography is now available to order. Below, Sophie discusses how her book came to be: “My book is my personal journey through life and […]

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European Diversity Awards 2018

We are so proud of LDUK’s Sophie Ward for being short-listed for the Campaigner of the Year award at the European Diversity Awards 2018 for her work with LDUK and Invisiyouth. Congratulations on making it so far, Sophie, and for being such a wonderful ambassador for LDUK and for all […]

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