Robin's Lyme Disease Treatment

Anyone that knows my wife, Robin, understands that she is the last person who would ask anyone for anything.  In my experience, Robin is one of the most generous people I have ever met.  And as many of you know, she has also been extremely sick due to chronic Lyme Disease, which she was diagnosed with recently. In addition to Lyme, Robin has the co-infections Babesia (a malaria-like infection), Bartonella, and Rickesettia).

This past year, Robin spent six-and-a half months on IV antibiotic treatments, some twice a day, with a PICC line in her arm delivering the medicine to an area right above her heart.  The treatment was expensive and not covered by insurance, but she did get some benefit from it. 

While she did receive some benefit, the disease is still in her and is starting to interfere with her daily life.  In the time since, other medicines have not worked and she has to go back on the IV medications.  

I am setting up this GoFundMe for her, and ask that if you can contribute in any way to please do so.  Your generosity will be appreciated and will go directly to the next round of treatments which is expected to be 14 days of heavy-duty antibiotics, delivered via IV at her doctor’s office.  The treatment is expected to cost between $5,000 and $10,000.  Doctors report good results from this treatment, but the cost is prohibitive for us.  And with daily fevers and extreme pain, the situation is urgent. 
 
Thank you for anything that you can contribute!  And please feel free to forward to anyone that might be interested in contributing.

Sincerely,

Alex and Robin

PICC Line in Robin's arm

What Robin's home office looked like while she kept working while infusing

Lyme Disease is no joke!

Donations

  • Aliya Rose 
    • $25 
    • 25 mos
  • Cristobal Henao 
    • $30 
    • 26 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 26 mos
  • Aliya Rose 
    • $50 
    • 26 mos
  • Bill Kingston 
    • $25 
    • 26 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Alex Horvath 
Organizer
Rohnert Park, CA
Robin Holliday 
Beneficiary
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