Come out to our October LymieMoms Social Event! 10/11/15

1888484_10152390923879155_2053769405_n(1) As I’ve mentioned before on other posts. I started an online Support Group for Mom’s with Lyme Disease called Lymie Moms Unite, who’s kids are suffering from it, as well as for those who are pregnant or looking to start a family and in need of support and friendship. Many of the Mothers in my online Facebook group are young Mother’s who have sick kids and looking for answers and support. Others are there for information. We also have Veteran Lymie Moms who are there to help those who are now going though their own journey. Its amazing some of the friendships these women have made with each other already and even myself have. Im very big on a drama free and luckily we’ve never had that either. I’ve heard from some of the Moms telling me they feel safe in this group, which was the approach I wanted when I started this. A no judgement group where Mom’s can vent if needed, come together and also support one another without bashing one another for their own choices in their journey to have a family and the kind of treatment they do. I want to make it clear too because I’ve had others ask. This group is not just for the young Mother’s out there. We welcome Mother’s with grown children as well as Grandmother’s who may have a grandchild who as sick as well.

Recently, this past summer, I had an idea to get local Mom’s together each month, or every other to meet in person. That idea turned into the LymieMoms Social Group of PA/NJ/DE. We had our first meeting with 4 of us there at a Panera Bread in Montgomery County, PA. It turned out wonderful, we had lunch, shared our stories and advice with each other. I realized soon it very much something that was needed and was happy that I started it. The plan is to change locations every time which is what I’ve been doing so far and its turned out great! I only wish I could travel to each state and county meeting more Mother’s out there, but sadly I am unable to do that I am only one person and have a family of my own. My great hope is that we can do this wherever the Social part of LymieMoms is needed. Therefore I’m asking if any of you are interested in being a LymieMoms Host in your State and County please let me know by emailing me at lymeaway77@gmail.com The volunteer job does not come with a huge responsibility. You would just have to pick a place each month or every other to have lunch, dinner, or coffee then invite people. The key is to get together without spending too much money. There is no money that you have to put up front. Its just a matter of making a commitment to keep the group going. I also doing mind helping out with the invites if  needed through social media.

I do hope to see some of you local Ladies, Moms, soon to be, etc. in the PA area at our next meeting which is this Sunday, October 11th @1-3:30pm at the Wegmans Pub in King Of Prussia, PA. Please RSVP at the link below on Facebook and I hope to see you there!

Alison

LymieMoms Social Club of PA/NJ/DE (Link to Group)

OCTOBER LymieMoms Social Event 10/11/15 (RSVP Here)

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Check out Lyme Events in your Area!!

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Lyme Disease Events in PA

May 16th: North Wales Day from 10-2pm, St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
211 Main St., North Wales, PA 19454 We will be handing out information on Lyme Disease and answering any questions you might have.

May 17th, 3:30pm — Under Our Skin and Q&A at The Ambler Theater, 108 East Butler Avenue, Ambler, PA http://www.amblertheater.org Q&A with Guest Speakers: Dr. Ann Corson, MD, Douglas Fearn, President LDA-SEPA, and possible guest politician. Dr. Corson is one of the few family physicians treating children with Lyme; she will be able to share her experiences with treating the children affected by Lyme. Many Lyme kids are mis-diagnosed with ADD/ADHD, Autistic Spectrum, Rheumotoid Arthritis, Parkinson’s, Chronic Fatigue and numerous other ailments, and treated symptomatically without addressing the underlying causes, and left to deteriorate. If you, or anyone you know, has a child affected by learning disabilities, dyslexia, ADD, autistic spectrum or other neuropsychiatric/cognitive issues, come to this special forum to learn about the “many faces of Lyme disease”. This will be the LAST FREE Community screening of Under Our Skin in the Greater Philadelphia Area. This film has been picked up for commercial release, and the Philadelphia marketplace is a target market; therefore all free screenings have been put on hold until future notice. All details are below.

This screening is co-hosted by MontCoLyme and the Ford Family. The Ford family has an 8-year old son who has been severely affected by Lyme disease. He is now under the care of Dr. Ray Jones who is featured in this film. Under Dr. Jones’ care and treatment for Lyme disease, their son has steadily improved. We are especially pleased to have with us for the Q&A, Dr. Ann Corson, MD, one of very few Lyme-literate Board-Certified Family Practice physicians treating children. Additional panelists include: Douglas Fearn, President of the Lyme Disease Association of Southeastern PA, and tentatively PA Representative Josh Shapiro. There will be lots of informational materials and resources available at the screening as well. For more information on the film, see http://www.underourskin.com, and regarding Lyme disease, see http://www.ilads.org, http://www.lymepa.org, or http://www.lymedisease.org. See you there!