As far as I'm concerned, the people I nearly bankrupted via that trip to Germany share my last name.
Ouch. That could mean some rather awkward moments at family picnics.
Also, all other 3 people that went with me to Germany (that were more classic lyme patients) improved to various degrees--all 3 are living normal lives again.
I have noticed a cessation in my Lyme symptoms since I stopped getting pepperoni on my pizza.
Also...extra cheese on pizza seems to help, too...
I am thinking about blogging about it. I definitely would have to say that I stand firmly with "extra cheese". Yes. There seems to be a definite connection in my mind.
I would politely X out all your unoriginal suggestions, and repeat that it is each patients' responsibility to do their own due diligence about any experimental treatment and take any testimonials with a grain of salt.
And I would tell you that it is one thing... if you want to recklessly and carelessly experiment on your body...and a completely different thing if you are online encouraging others to do the same...and to the tune of thousands of dollars... and then try to hide behind little comments like it is their "responsibility to do their own due diligence".
Did you bother to read the post that Rita put up just before yours? Did you happen to see the 60 Minutes piece? Please notice the word "FRAUD"...http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id= ... ontentBody
I'm not going to withhold discussing a treatment online or publicizing a group discount for a treatment just because a clinical trial hasn't been done on it and/or it behooves the patient to do their own heavy lifting before signing on.
Oh, I see.
So, it's pretty much "buyer beware", you think? You think that's a viable defense? You bear NO responsibility at all? It's all their fault if you are completely WRONG?
Gee, I wonder if the Feds will agree with that if they ever get around to looking into this sort of thing...
Also...I noticed that you said that:
"Also, you are probably the first person that has accused me of having financial ties to the product or the doctor (that I've heard of anyway)..
Does that mean that you do NOT have any "financial ties" to the product or doctor? Or just that Claudia was the first person to suggest that? I would appreciate an answer so that I can get that "either, or" thing settled...(Somehow, I doubt that she will be the last).