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“Ghost” and Mindy White’s Chronic Lyme Story

Mindy White is an independent singer/songwriter from Nashville, TN. She suffers from Chronic Lyme Disease and loves finding inspirational stories of others persevering through their illnesses to do what brings them joy. She has lived with CLD for 5 years now, which has brought on a slew of other illnesses including POTS, Fibromyalgia, Neuropathy, and Hypothyroidism. Prior to that, she was a successful recording and full-time touring artist.



Ashley Baker: Advocate, Artist, and Lyme Patient

Ashley Baker is a Lyme patient from Clear Spring, Maryland. During her childhood, she spent a lot of time in the woods and parks around her home, including the C&O Canal. She grew up with no concept of Lyme disease or effective tick bite prevention measures. She has since become another person who faces chronic symptoms. However, she has worked hard to overcome her illness and change the narrative surrounding the disease. This is her story.



TBDWG: Call for Public Comment

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently unveiled the new members of the 2021-2022 Tick-Borne Disease Working Group (TBDWG). So, what can we expect this term? Project Lyme interviewed the co-chairs, Holiday Goodreau, Executive Director of the LivLyme Foundation, and Dr. Linden Hu, Professor of Microbiology and Medicine at Tufts University, to find out. Ms. Goodreau and Dr. Hu generously shared their perspectives and goals to improve tick-borne disease patient care in our new blog post.