Tick Boot Camp

Episode 147: Authenticity - an interview with Michele Nicole

Michele was diagnosed with Lyme disease, autoimmune diseases, thyroid conditions and more

Michele Nicole is a 38-year-old Penn State University educated Teacher and Behavior Specialist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Michele's Lyme disease journey began during her late 20’s with symptoms that included fatigue, chronic pain, migraines, depression and a seizure. Her symptoms eventually required her to take a medical leave from her career as an educator and the loss of her driver’s license. Recently, Michele's health began to show signs of improvement permitting her to find love with an intimate partner and launch a career as a social media marketer. If you would like to learn how Lyme disease opened the door for a teacher to find love and pivot to social media marketing, then tune in now!

Episode 146: Freestyle - an interview with Skye Cowie

Ms. Cowie treated holistically and in addition to her main Lyme disease diagnosis, she also suffered from Celiac Disease and Leaky Gut

Skye Cowie is a 21-year-old college student and professional athlete from Raleigh, North Carolina. Ms. Cowie’s Lyme disease symptoms began shortly after she was bitten by a tick at the age of 12.  At the time of her tick bite, Ms. Cowie played high level team soccer. Unfortunately, Ms. Cowie’s Lyme disease symptoms progressed rapidly rendering her incapable of participating in scheduled team practices or games. Although Ms. Cowie and her mother attributed her progressive illness to a childhood tick bite, she was not diagnosed with Lyme disease for over 6 years. During her lengthy diagnostic journey, Ms. Cowie discovered a way to pursue her passion and pivoted from team to freestyle soccer. Freestyle soccer granted Ms. Cowie the flexibility to practice when pain or fatigue did not interfere. If you would like to learn more about how a young woman used her resourcefulness to pursue her dream, overcome Lyme disease and work with First Lady Michele Obama, Adidas, Samsung, Wilson, Puma and Canon, then tune in now!

Episode 145: Timing is Everything - an interview with Chris and Amanda Dahl

Amanda and Chris Dahl were misdiagnosed for almost 20 years before getting a proper Lyme disease diagnosis

Amanda and Christopher Dahl are the 44-year-old founders of Dahl Holistic Health from San Diego California. Mrs. Dahl is a certified herbalist, health consultant, bio magnetic therapist and Reiki Master. Mr. Dahl is a Reiki Teacher/Master. Mr. and Mrs. Dahl traveled an 18-year diagnostic journey that ended when they were tested by a doctor that diagnosed their minor child with Lyme disease. The Dahl family utilized antibiotics, herbs, medically supervised essential oils, bio-magnetic therapy and energy healing to rebuild their health. If you would like to learn more about how Lyme disease taught the health consultants, energy healers and Reiki Masters from Dahl Holistic Health that the timing of healing modalities is everything, then tune in now!

Episode 144: The Healing Prodigy - an interview with Natalie Torres

Learn about the use of microdosing, mineral detox, Kambo, mushrooms, Kundalini Yoga, antibiotics, glutathione and more to heal from Lyme disease!

Natalie Torres is a 27-year-old life coach, entrepreneur and model from Houston, Texas. Ms. Torres was infected twice with Lyme disease, first at the age of 12 and then she was reinfected at the age of 23. She was working as a fashion model based in New York City (NYC) when her doctor diagnosed with Lyme disease. After receiving a Lyme diagnosis, Ms. Torres granted herself permission to engage in self-care and to make healthy lifestyle changes which became the foundation for a career change. Ms. Torres’ healing journey introduced her to various eastern and western healing modalities including antibiotics, psychedelic mushroom micro dosing, mineral detoxing, Kambo, Kundalini yoga and breathwork. If you would like to learn more about why a fashion model left the bright lights and the big city to answer a spiritual calling to coach healing, then tune in now!

Episode 143: Lyme 360 - an interview with Mimi MacLean

Learn about frequency healing, EMF exposure, the Lyme perfect storm and more!

Mimi Maclean is a 49-year-old Ivy League educated entrepreneur, Lyme disease platform curator and dual podcast host from Los Angeles, California. Ms. Maclean, her husband and one of their 5 children have been diagnosed with Lyme disease. Ms. Maclean was infected with Lyme disease 6 years ago when she was bitten by a tick while visiting the east coast. Upon returning home to California, she sought medical treatment for the tick bite and made the regrettable decision to forego prescribed antibiotics. If you would like to learn more about how a tick bite and Lyme disease transformed an entrepreneur and mother of 5 into the founder of the Lyme 360 platform, podcast and community, then tune in now!

Episode 142: The Reality of Lyme - an interview with Johanna Laliberte

Ms. Laliberte was misdiagnosed with Fibromyalgia, Lupus, vertigo, syncope, depression, anxiety, Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), Sjögren's Syndrome, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Johanna Laliberte is a 35-year-old registered behavior technician, life skills coach and small business owner serving the special needs community in Bergen County, New Jersey. Ms. Laliberte’s Lyme disease experience began during her childhood when her mother was diagnosed with chronic Lyme disease. Ms. Laliberte was herself diagnosed with chronic Lyme disease approximately 5 years ago. She is currently on a professional leave to dedicate full time to a unique IV and nutritional therapy protocol. In response to the concern that most Lyme disease stories are told after the healing journey has ended, Ms. Laliberte offered to share the physical and emotional challenges of her experience immediately after commencing treatment. If you would like to learn more about why a second generation chronic Lyme disease patient is bravely sharing the ups and downs of her treatment experience, in real time, then tune in now!

Episode 141: Balancing Pathways - an interview with Michelle McKeon

Ms. McKeon discusses hyperthermia, as well as many other Lyme-related topics including mold illness and how to test both your body and environment for mold

Michelle McKeon is a Certified Mold Specialist, teacher, Board-Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) and the founding owner operator of Lyme and Cancer Services and Balancing Pathways. She is also the director of LifeSpan medicine’s Lyme Nutrition Program. After a 5-year diagnostic journey that started with a tick bite on Fire Island, New York, she treated with some of the top Lyme Literate Doctors (LLMDs) in the US including Dr. Kenneth Leigner, Dr. Richard Horowitz and Dr. Sheryl Leventhal. She also treated at the renowned Klinik St. Georg in Germany. Ms. McKeon’s diagnostic and treatment journeys granted her insight into a diverse set of treatment tools which she converted into Lyme disease recovery frameworks. If you would like to learn how a Lyme disease experience inspired a pivot from a teaching career to a career dedicated to building businesses designed to end the suffering caused by Lyme disease, then tune in now!

Episode 140: Nerd with Lyme - an interview with Lorny Pfeifer

Ms. Pfeifer used the Double Dapsone Protocol and many other treatment options, but she also has had great success focusing on neuroplasticity (DNRS) and neurolinguistic programming to rewire the brain and get it out of fight or flight mode

Lauren “Lorny” Pfeifer is a venture capital investor, artificial intelligence data scientist and artist from San Francisco, California. Ms. Pfeifer’s health “crashed” when participating in an academic cultural exchange in Europe through the Fulbright US Student program. Although she exhibited classic Lyme disease symptoms, she was misdiagnosed by doctors in several states, countries and two continents. Ms. Pfeifer was diagnosed with Lyme disease 3 years ago and is currently treating in New York with the well known LLMD, Dr. Richard Horowitz. If you would like to know more about how a brilliant young venture capital investor, AI data scientist and artist is utilizing technology to disrupt the suffering caused by Lyme disease, then tune in now!

Episode 139: Lyme in Japan - an interview with Mariko Sato

Ms. Sato was diagnosed with Lyme disease and several other coinfections

Mariko Sato is a sales representative for an IT Company and a professional Samba dance entertainer from Tokyo, Japan. Ms. Sato’s Lyme disease journey began when she was bitten by a tick when she traveled to Brazil to study Samba. She was diagnosed with Lyme disease by a DNA Connections test administered by the Japanese Wellness Clinic Kagurazaka. Ms. Sato tested positive for Borrelia Burgdorferi, Babesia and Bartonella. If you would like to learn more about how a professional entertainer from Tokyo, Japan contracted Lyme disease, then tune in now!

Episode 138: Lady of Lyme - an interview with Christina Kovacs

Lean how Ms. Kovacs used an immunological treatment which uses the immune system to target the Lyme bacteria

Christina Kovacs is a 32-year-old Lyme disease blogger, advocate and lobbyist from Kentucky. Ms. Kovac’s Lyme disease journey began shortly before she left college at the University of Louisville. For the next 5 years, Ms. Kovacs’ health continued to decline and she visited with over 100 doctors in 8 US states. Finally, she was referred to the real life “Doctor House,” Dr. Michael Bernui, who diagnosed her with Lyme disease. If you would like to learn more about Christina Kovacs’ 100 doctor Lyme disease journey, then tune in now!

The purpose of Tick Boot Camp is to help you liberate yourself and others from suffering caused by Lyme disease.