HELP with beating Lyme's Disease

$83,463 of $125,000 goal

Raised by 2,288 people in 22 months
Olan Rogers
on behalf of Jake Sidwell
 LOS ANGELES, CA

From Jake: "I was diagnosed with chronic Lyme disease in 2016. Despite receiving all kinds of treatment, from holistic to traditional medicine, I have had no relief or progress in my illness. In order to receive the treatment I need for my severe neurological symptoms, I need to go elsewhere that specializes in Lyme disease. This is not covered by my state's insurance, so every dollar matters so much. If you are unable to help financially, please share this. I am desperate for help. This means the world to me that you would all help. I feel less alone. Thank you all so much."

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Hey everyone! Jake is in bad shape. This goal was set with the hope he would find answers. Unfortunately he has yet to find answers. He’s went to every doctor you can think of and still not one can give him answers or an effective treatment. So the quest continues I up the goal to 125k

Jake tweeted out this last night. I’ve known Jake for awhile he would ask for help unless it was bad.

“My condition has rapidly spiraled since my last ER visit. I can't stand anymore without experiencing nausea, tachycardia, and debilitating exhaustion. We are calling Mayo Clinic tomorrow to see if they can take me without insurance. This is the first month I haven't been able to afford insurance. I've been keeping my financial situation from everyone, because I have this deep shame about asking for help. I just want to work and pay my bills on my own. But I can't do that anymore. I've tried so hard. I was waiting for a check, but it didn't arrive on time, and so my account is about to be overdrawn. Which means the $60,000 I got from my original gofundme is gone. Completely. And I still have about $9,000 in medical debt, for which I pay monthly payments of about $250. I feel like I've failed everyone who donated. I feel like I owed you my health. I know that isn't the right way to think, but I can't help feeling that way. It was so much money. But I'm doing worse now than I was back then. And I'm about to go to a very expensive hospital. This audience is a privilege. Most chronically ill people don't have access to the help I've already gotten. So, I recognize what that means. I don't want to make a habit of being bailed out when I have a financial need. But this a uniquely bad situation, and I can't do it alone. So, if you find you have the means to help, here is the original gofundme, which is still active: gofundme.com/jakesidwell

You've donated so much already, and I am trying SO hard to find a correct diagnosis and to get well. Help if you can. Share if you can. Pray if you can.“
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UPDATE: Talked to Jake just a few moments ago. So there is good news and bad news. Good news the treatment is working but the bad news it's make his symptoms worse. Basically what he told me is : It's like a puddle it looks clear and ok when nothing is disturbed but then the treatment is disturbing that puddle causing all sorts of nasty stuff to come up to the surface. He said he's had the worst day he's ever had today and that he's feels like a ghost.

So the doctors are going to ease him into the full treatment. Because he has such a serve infection they can't attack it full on yet.

If you guys can shoot Jake some encouragement it's been helping more than you know.

He's on the right track but it's a long road. As always I'll keep you updated when I know more
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So some goods news! Jake completed his first wave of treatment and has seen a small improvement for the first time mainly with his energy levels. He still has a long road to recovery but this is a great sign that things are finally on the right track. He says he still has 6-8 more months of treatment but he's headed home to start at home treatment portion and then back to Kansas and so on and so forth. Thanks so much to every who supported this to help him get better. I think not only is he on the right track but has hope that there is light at the end of the tunnel.

I'll keep you guys update the more I hear stuff!
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UPDATE: Jake has started treatment and is on day 3. He 's saying he is still in bad shape but his energy is getting a bit better and he hopes mentally things will improve soon. He's been updating people on his twitter. If anything else pops up I'll try and update :)

-O
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Brian Tolep
22 months ago

Jake, Me finding this page is the most important thing that has happened to you. I too, have Lyme. It is bad, It activates my Lupus, my Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and other illnesses. I have tackled it, and I know how hard it is. First things first. Everything is going to be okay, it's not an easy journey but it isn't impossible to overcome. You are not wrong, your medication is only making things worse. My imagination is that you are currently on an AntiBiotic. Please, discontinue using it ASAP. Antibiotics suppress symptoms they don't cure anything. The next thing I am going to suggest to you is you live for the rest of your life on the following diet: No bread, no dairy, no refined sugars, no alcohol, no nuts and little amounts of red meat. Fruits and veggies are key, chicken and fish are good but the fish MUST be wild. The next thing I am going to tell you about is about lyme itself. Lyme is a parasite, meaning it lives off your food. So the question is, how do we kill it off. My Dr, Dr. Linda Lancaster has given me the method using her refined cayenne pepper pill formula. While I cannot offer you her medicine and i cannot guarantee she can help because she has many MANY clients. I can tell you what it consists of so if by some chance you meet her one day you are prepared for what it takes. 8 days you will go on a goats milk cleanse, 6 glasses a day. No food, but every two hours you take one of those pills of refined cayenne pepper (a natural parasite killer) with a glass of milk. you are allowed one small black coffee a day. How it works is the parasite notices the milk in your stomach and out of starvation is lured to it. Then, we drop the cayenne in, the milk coats your stomach and kills the lyme in your body. You will feel a little heavy afterwards but that is from dieoff and the heavy metals your medication has left behind. It should help you a lot and then you just have to detox afterwards. I dont deal with any of my issues anymore even though i have lyme. Hang in there

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Kelly Kaye
22 months ago

Jake, I hope you can get the care you need! Sir Luke John Perrier will once again fight on. Much Love.

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Crystal Dawn
22 months ago
8
8

Jakey my handsome, intelligent, funny, caring, loving, generous, encourager, God fearing, strong, my hero! I love you so much brother! I am the luckiest girl to get to call you my brother! I'm overwhelmed by all the love on here. I love how many lives you have touched and to see how many love you! God is doing good things in you my brother! I praise His name because you are healed! I love you back and back to the moon Jakey

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Jack Shaughnessy
22 months ago
8
8

Good old welshie, snake fang, and weaver. The amazing roles Jake has played in his early time with Olan. I have loved them all and quoted them endlessly. You have brought so much joy into my family and friends lives. You are in my prayers on this Easter as well as my families and will be till you get through this. on top of donating we have multiple masses being offered up for you tomorrow and will be offering up mass each week till you have been seen through this. We've never met, but to me you are a friend that has inspired me through your music and made me laugh till I was drooling. You've given everyone so much. I'm glad I have a chance to give back. You will get through this Jake. You will see yourself again. Just hang in there friend. p.s. I need your signature on my pop rocket poster :) ~Jack

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Brooklyn Tuman
22 months ago
5
5

Jake- I'm holding you in my heart so heavily. You are such a freakin legend, and your heart knows no bounds. Keep on, God's got this. Sending all the love your way.

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Megan Morgan
22 months ago
4
4

I know people have been telling you to 'stay strong' for a long time, Jake. You've been through so much, and it's definitely time to kick Lyme Disease's ass - and we're all gonna help you through it!!! You can do this. We're all behind you. Let's do this. ♥

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Micha Austin
22 months ago
3
3

We're doing it Jake! Getting closer to that goal, thanks to the love of all your fans and friends! Prayers and Thoughts go out to you, man.

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Mike Simnick
22 months ago
3
3

Jake, we don't know each other but I love you, buddy. You've had a small but good influence on my life and I've always enjoyed your videos and music. I want to see you smiling, happy, healthy, and making things again soon! And I'm praying and trusting for your fully healing. God bless.

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Summer Jennings
21 months ago
2
2

Jake!!!! You are constantly in my prayers, thoughts, and conversations! I'm following your journey every step of the way, and I wholeheartedly believe you will get through this. I met you just once, like 2 years ago! You literally don't know me but I really truly care about this journey of yours and will continue to pray, donate, whatever can help you come to a full, healthy and happy life again. You are STRONG, and you will be even stronger again. ✊❤

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Erik Rhoten
21 months ago
2
2

Jake, that was a hard to watch video. I also have Lyme disease right now but not as severe. I will pray for you. Lyme disease is horrible but you will overcome. Hope you have many good days ahead. Trust me I know how up and down this disease is. I have hearing loss in my ears too and I forget so many things. You said sorry in the video but you don't need to be sorry at all just trust that your family, friends, and audience will be your support in this difficult time. God Bless!

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Jesica Lynn Matthews
22 months ago
2
2

Jake, you have within you, right now, everything you need to take on anything the world could possibly throw at you. That used to be a poster with a kitten on it hanging in my math classroom in high school. It seemed silly at the time, but it did help a little when I was taking those pre-cal tests, and I stink at math. However, it's carried me through many other instances of hardship in my life. Whenever I feel like I'm not enough or I can't do something, I say it to myself in the best Morgan Freeman voice I can muster, which is actually a perfect impersonation, because it's inside my head. I know you know we all love you and are praying for you. You bring happiness to so many people. Please don't ever apologize or feel like you're letting anyone down. You are trying your best and that is more than enough :) Keep fighting buddy!!! 27,412 in only 3 hours!!! We're almost there!! :)

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Bella Curtis
22 months ago
2
2

Praying for you, you wonderful soul. You've been so giving making me laugh and smile in ur videos. You can and will get through this. I only wish I could do more. Stay strong, Sir.

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Tony Cheek
22 months ago
2
2

When I started watching the video, I saw the amount raised. By the time I was finished with your video, I refreshed and the amount went up by $1,000. Hang in there, man. You have great people like Olan and a bunch of people you've never even met who care about you and want to help you. You have a lot of people in your corner all fighting by your side. So, hang in there. You're going to be alright. I know it.

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Mary Bower
22 months ago
2
2

Love and prayers to you! You can beat this!!

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Laura Lanphear
22 months ago
2
2

prayers jake

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Kathleen
5 months ago
1
1

 I was diagnosed a year and a half ago with Lyme disease after three months of flu-like symptoms and severe knee and foot pain. Finally, after several tests and an expensive MRI, I was diagnosed. I was put on doxycycline and had a severe reaction to that, so then they put me on a different medication. My pain still didn’t go away for good. I still had bouts of pain and fatigue that last weeks. I was seeking something to help regain my life to be able to do things for myself. Through my primary physician i learnt about a Lyme disease herbal formula from NATURAL HERBAL GARDENS and their success rate with the treatment, i immediately started on the Lyme disease herbal protocol, I am glad to report the herbal formula worked effectively and there was no side effects, I had a total decline in symptoms, the pains, chronic fatigue and other symptoms stopped, my Lyme disease is totally REVERSED, Here is a link to the website we ordered from ww w.naturalherbalgardens.c om This Herbal Protocol is Incredible!!

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Dan Ballester
21 months ago
1
1

Stay strong Jake and realize that one day this will all be in the past. Thousands of people have your back and none of us are going anywhere. Fight it out and never give up!

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Niki Chung
21 months ago
1
1

Jake, you are so incredibly strong. Know that you have our support and encouragement the whole way up! You have the power to overcome this, don't ever stop fighting. Best wishes ❤️

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Brandon Barthel
21 months ago
1
1

Glad everything's starting to look up for you, Jake. Hope it continues to do so! Thanks Olan, for keeping us updated!

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Kristen Stocker
21 months ago
1
1

http://www.medicalmedium.com/listen/the-unknown-cause-of-lyme-disease check out this for a way out of lyme suffering

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John Gallgher
1 month ago

Dude you've brought a lot of laughs to my life through your videos, and I am absolutely crushed to see how you're doing right now. It's not much, but I hope it helps. I hope you feel loved, because we absolutely do love you.

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Noah Reno
3 months ago

It isn't much. But I would like to repay Jake for his kindness a few years go. I drove to the Soda Parlor and forgot my wallet. He did not hesitate to cover for me and my cousin. He is kind, and I am deeply saddened by his pain.

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4 months ago
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4 months ago
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4 months ago
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Brian Tolep
22 months ago

Jake, Me finding this page is the most important thing that has happened to you. I too, have Lyme. It is bad, It activates my Lupus, my Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and other illnesses. I have tackled it, and I know how hard it is. First things first. Everything is going to be okay, it's not an easy journey but it isn't impossible to overcome. You are not wrong, your medication is only making things worse. My imagination is that you are currently on an AntiBiotic. Please, discontinue using it ASAP. Antibiotics suppress symptoms they don't cure anything. The next thing I am going to suggest to you is you live for the rest of your life on the following diet: No bread, no dairy, no refined sugars, no alcohol, no nuts and little amounts of red meat. Fruits and veggies are key, chicken and fish are good but the fish MUST be wild. The next thing I am going to tell you about is about lyme itself. Lyme is a parasite, meaning it lives off your food. So the question is, how do we kill it off. My Dr, Dr. Linda Lancaster has given me the method using her refined cayenne pepper pill formula. While I cannot offer you her medicine and i cannot guarantee she can help because she has many MANY clients. I can tell you what it consists of so if by some chance you meet her one day you are prepared for what it takes. 8 days you will go on a goats milk cleanse, 6 glasses a day. No food, but every two hours you take one of those pills of refined cayenne pepper (a natural parasite killer) with a glass of milk. you are allowed one small black coffee a day. How it works is the parasite notices the milk in your stomach and out of starvation is lured to it. Then, we drop the cayenne in, the milk coats your stomach and kills the lyme in your body. You will feel a little heavy afterwards but that is from dieoff and the heavy metals your medication has left behind. It should help you a lot and then you just have to detox afterwards. I dont deal with any of my issues anymore even though i have lyme. Hang in there

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Kelly Kaye
22 months ago

Jake, I hope you can get the care you need! Sir Luke John Perrier will once again fight on. Much Love.

+ Read More
Crystal Dawn
22 months ago
8
8

Jakey my handsome, intelligent, funny, caring, loving, generous, encourager, God fearing, strong, my hero! I love you so much brother! I am the luckiest girl to get to call you my brother! I'm overwhelmed by all the love on here. I love how many lives you have touched and to see how many love you! God is doing good things in you my brother! I praise His name because you are healed! I love you back and back to the moon Jakey

+ Read More
Jack Shaughnessy
22 months ago
8
8

Good old welshie, snake fang, and weaver. The amazing roles Jake has played in his early time with Olan. I have loved them all and quoted them endlessly. You have brought so much joy into my family and friends lives. You are in my prayers on this Easter as well as my families and will be till you get through this. on top of donating we have multiple masses being offered up for you tomorrow and will be offering up mass each week till you have been seen through this. We've never met, but to me you are a friend that has inspired me through your music and made me laugh till I was drooling. You've given everyone so much. I'm glad I have a chance to give back. You will get through this Jake. You will see yourself again. Just hang in there friend. p.s. I need your signature on my pop rocket poster :) ~Jack

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Brooklyn Tuman
22 months ago
5
5

Jake- I'm holding you in my heart so heavily. You are such a freakin legend, and your heart knows no bounds. Keep on, God's got this. Sending all the love your way.

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Megan Morgan
22 months ago
4
4

I know people have been telling you to 'stay strong' for a long time, Jake. You've been through so much, and it's definitely time to kick Lyme Disease's ass - and we're all gonna help you through it!!! You can do this. We're all behind you. Let's do this. ♥

+ Read More
Micha Austin
22 months ago
3
3

We're doing it Jake! Getting closer to that goal, thanks to the love of all your fans and friends! Prayers and Thoughts go out to you, man.

+ Read More
Mike Simnick
22 months ago
3
3

Jake, we don't know each other but I love you, buddy. You've had a small but good influence on my life and I've always enjoyed your videos and music. I want to see you smiling, happy, healthy, and making things again soon! And I'm praying and trusting for your fully healing. God bless.

+ Read More
Summer Jennings
21 months ago
2
2

Jake!!!! You are constantly in my prayers, thoughts, and conversations! I'm following your journey every step of the way, and I wholeheartedly believe you will get through this. I met you just once, like 2 years ago! You literally don't know me but I really truly care about this journey of yours and will continue to pray, donate, whatever can help you come to a full, healthy and happy life again. You are STRONG, and you will be even stronger again. ✊❤

+ Read More
Erik Rhoten
21 months ago
2
2

Jake, that was a hard to watch video. I also have Lyme disease right now but not as severe. I will pray for you. Lyme disease is horrible but you will overcome. Hope you have many good days ahead. Trust me I know how up and down this disease is. I have hearing loss in my ears too and I forget so many things. You said sorry in the video but you don't need to be sorry at all just trust that your family, friends, and audience will be your support in this difficult time. God Bless!

+ Read More
Jesica Lynn Matthews
22 months ago
2
2

Jake, you have within you, right now, everything you need to take on anything the world could possibly throw at you. That used to be a poster with a kitten on it hanging in my math classroom in high school. It seemed silly at the time, but it did help a little when I was taking those pre-cal tests, and I stink at math. However, it's carried me through many other instances of hardship in my life. Whenever I feel like I'm not enough or I can't do something, I say it to myself in the best Morgan Freeman voice I can muster, which is actually a perfect impersonation, because it's inside my head. I know you know we all love you and are praying for you. You bring happiness to so many people. Please don't ever apologize or feel like you're letting anyone down. You are trying your best and that is more than enough :) Keep fighting buddy!!! 27,412 in only 3 hours!!! We're almost there!! :)

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Bella Curtis
22 months ago
2
2

Praying for you, you wonderful soul. You've been so giving making me laugh and smile in ur videos. You can and will get through this. I only wish I could do more. Stay strong, Sir.

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Tony Cheek
22 months ago
2
2

When I started watching the video, I saw the amount raised. By the time I was finished with your video, I refreshed and the amount went up by $1,000. Hang in there, man. You have great people like Olan and a bunch of people you've never even met who care about you and want to help you. You have a lot of people in your corner all fighting by your side. So, hang in there. You're going to be alright. I know it.

+ Read More
Mary Bower
22 months ago
2
2

Love and prayers to you! You can beat this!!

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Laura Lanphear
22 months ago
2
2

prayers jake

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Kathleen
5 months ago
1
1

 I was diagnosed a year and a half ago with Lyme disease after three months of flu-like symptoms and severe knee and foot pain. Finally, after several tests and an expensive MRI, I was diagnosed. I was put on doxycycline and had a severe reaction to that, so then they put me on a different medication. My pain still didn’t go away for good. I still had bouts of pain and fatigue that last weeks. I was seeking something to help regain my life to be able to do things for myself. Through my primary physician i learnt about a Lyme disease herbal formula from NATURAL HERBAL GARDENS and their success rate with the treatment, i immediately started on the Lyme disease herbal protocol, I am glad to report the herbal formula worked effectively and there was no side effects, I had a total decline in symptoms, the pains, chronic fatigue and other symptoms stopped, my Lyme disease is totally REVERSED, Here is a link to the website we ordered from ww w.naturalherbalgardens.c om This Herbal Protocol is Incredible!!

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Dan Ballester
21 months ago
1
1

Stay strong Jake and realize that one day this will all be in the past. Thousands of people have your back and none of us are going anywhere. Fight it out and never give up!

+ Read More
Niki Chung
21 months ago
1
1

Jake, you are so incredibly strong. Know that you have our support and encouragement the whole way up! You have the power to overcome this, don't ever stop fighting. Best wishes ❤️

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Brandon Barthel
21 months ago
1
1

Glad everything's starting to look up for you, Jake. Hope it continues to do so! Thanks Olan, for keeping us updated!

+ Read More
Kristen Stocker
21 months ago
1
1

http://www.medicalmedium.com/listen/the-unknown-cause-of-lyme-disease check out this for a way out of lyme suffering

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