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Emily Levy

Emily Levy is a Lyme Warrior and advocate, professional patient, and a seasoned speaker who raises awareness on the patient perspective, chronic illnesses, and female entrepreneurship.
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The Guilt My Mom Faced When I Was Diagnosed with Chronic Lyme

When I was diagnosed with Chronic Lyme, I remember leaving my appointment in tears. I wasn’t sure if I was crying because I finally had an answer after all of those years of uncertainty, or because I knew that I had a long road towards recovery....
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6 Tips to Help You Speak Up to Healthcare Professionals About Your Health

Do you feel uncomfortable being completely honest with your doctor or any healthcare professional you encounter? I felt the same way when I was diagnosed with Chronic Lyme. I felt like it was rude to call out a healthcare professional if I thought they did something wrong, or to disagree with my doctor if they said something that didn’t align with what I truly felt.  ...
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4 Ways to Enjoy Dating When You Have a Chronic Illness

It's Valentine's Day! A day you're may or may not be dreading. While most of your friends are off to a romantic dinner date, you might stay home and think that this holiday is not for you. A lot of my friends have certainly told me this!  ...
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How to Ace College (and Have Fun) Despite Having Chronic Condition

Now that school has started, what’s your biggest fear? If you’ve been recently diagnosed with a chronic condition, your excitement might be replaced with fear. Fear that you might fail. Fear that you won’t have the strength to accomplish everything you’ve set out to do. Anxiety and fear are normal. But it doesn’t have to take over your college life. Take it from me. I’ve been there....
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My experience at medcomp

Recently, I was fortunate enough to be able to speak to the employees of MedComp and MarTech in Harleysville, PA, about understanding the patient perspective of long term vascular access and management (yes, this is a topic I geek out over!) I believe it is important for the manufacturers and distributors of medical device companies to understand the perspective of the patients they work with. ...
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6 Tips for Soaking up the Sun with a PICC Line

As someone hailing from the Ocean State, I was totally devastated this summer when I realized I wouldn’t be able to splash in the waves at Narragansett Beach, where I grew up. Growing up, most of my friends were at summer camp, so my dad would drop me off with two dollars, a cheese sandwich, my boogie board, and said, “see you at 5 o'clock!”...
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Top Favorite Finds From Oley 2017 Conference

At this year's Oley Conference, the Mighty Well team had the opportunity to connect with potential partners, who share a socially conscious mission to not only improve the patient’s lifestyle, but also to aid caregivers in giving the most supportive care possible-- similar to our mission of showing appreciation for caregivers, and “friends in the fight! ”...
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Lyme Lyfe as a College Student

College is supposed to be this period of transition from school to the working life - a step closer to self-reliance. There are so many expectations, hopes, and fears attached to this experience. However, when Lyme comes barging into your life at this particular point, it is very easy for all of these hopes and expectations to change dramatically. I've met a lot of college students that are ...
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