Lyme disease is the fastest growing infectious disease in the UNITED STATES.
We’re shining a light on it.
Lyme Disease is wreaking havoc on millions of lives.
From the award-winning director Elle Ginter and Oscar-winning cinematographer of Free Solo, Clair Popkin, I’m Not Crazy, I’m Sick is the story of how three families and a former WNBA MVP’s fight for survival against Lyme.
In The PRESS
Global Lyme Alliance Celebrates Annual New York City Gala
Forbes, October 14, 2022
The nonprofit is dedicated to conquering Lyme and other tick-borne diseases, and last night, awards were presented to Kim Cleworth and Atty Cleworth, co-executive producers of a documentary about the struggles of living with Lyme disease, which is called I’m Not Crazy, I’m Sick.
I’m Not Crazy, I’m Sick follows Atty Cleworth’s diagnosis with Lyme disease in 2019 after six long years of chronic illness, and aims to raise awareness on how debilitating Lyme disease can be. They aim to create an endowment for uncompensated care, as well.
Woman dies by suicide after heartbreaking battle with Lyme disease
New York Post, September 26, 2022
A 22-year-old Canadian woman struggling with a debilitating case of Lyme disease committed suicide “to free herself from the unbearable pain,” her grieving dad said.
“It is with the heaviest of hearts (and still in shock) that I share the tragic news that our sweetheart Amelie (22) took her own life this past Sunday,”
After being misdiagnosed, woman, 29, learns Lyme disease led to debilitating arthritis
Today, September 19, 2022
There’s never been a patient in a textbook or an article that I’ve seen that is anywhere close to hers,” Meghan Bradshaw’s doctor said.
When Meghan Bradshaw began fainting and experiencing joint pain, she visited many doctors. At first, they suspected that she might have a vitamin D deficiency or that she was anemic. By her early 20s, her symptoms became “debilitating” and she passionately searched for answers. After years of being misdiagnosed, she learned she has Lyme disease, which caused arthritis, leading to 16 joint surgeries before the age of 30.
“While it’s extreme, my story really highlights a lot of the things that other people experience, like delayed diagnosis and misdiagnosis and having a general unawareness of the dangers of ticks,” the 29-year-old from Charlotte, North Carolina, told TODAY.