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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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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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Most Common Questions When Showering With a PICC

When you have a PICC line, life is already hard. You have to remember to organize and prep your medication, set up your nursing visits, and to take the time to do your infusions. As this wasn’t enough, one of the biggest challenges becomes showering. Here are our 4 most commonly asked questions for showering with a PICC line answered by our very own professional patient....
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Six Tips for Traveling With A PICC Line

Traveling is exhausting for everyone, let alone managing a PICC line and IV medication. Thanks to the Air Carrier Access Act, all flights to and from the U.S.A. are required to provide certain free accommodations to people with disabilities and medical conditions.  Here are six tips to help you make it through TSA and beyond!...
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Our Top 5 Gifts To Give A PICC Line Patient

  We have compiled our favorite products for PICC line patients to look and feel their best while going through treatment and while using a PICC line; but of course, these gifts will help any one feel 'PICC'd Up'! ...
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Why I Cancel Plans Because of My Chronic Illness

 They say that tomorrow is another day, but with chronic illness, you are never going to know how you feel day to day. That is why we sometimes have to cancel, reschedule, or just put our hand up and say ‘not today’....
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Creating Meaning and Purpose While Living With Chronic Illness

Being a Boss Lady is hard: Managing your business, other people, and a growing startup presence. Then add on top of that, managing your 3 IV infusions through your PICC line a day, oral medication, doctors appointments, a home care nurse, weekly blood works, and a slew of symptoms that seem to pop up at their convenience....
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