Podcasts

Episode 16: The Gifts of Chronic Illness

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, discusses Lyme disease and the gifts of chronic illness with licensed psychotherapist Ruschelle Khanna, LCSW. Khanna shares her personal Lyme journey and how she has been able to thrive despite her illness. Khanna reveals the gifts that she has found from living with Lyme disease, and how she now helps others suffering…

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Episode 15 – Social Security Disability and Lyme Disease

Social Security Disability and Lyme Disease Attorney Robert Noa joins Cindy Kennedy, FNP, to discuss how he helps people with chronic illness like Lyme disease collect Social Security disability and his belief that “no one should go it alone.” He discusses the most common misconceptions that people have about applying and qualifying for Social Security…

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Episode 14: Functional Medicine – Getting to the Root Cause of Illness

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by Dr. Jill Carnahan to discuss functional medicine and how she helps her patients to get to the root cause of their disease or illness. Dr. Carnahan also discusses the role that mold can play in chronic illness. Dr. Carnahan completed her residency at the University of Illinois Program in…

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Episode 13: The Adrenal Glands and Chronic Illness – What You Need To Know

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, discusses what Lyme disease patients need to know about adrenal glands and chronic illness with endocrinologist Dr. Mary Pat Roy. Dr. Mary Pat Roy is a board certified endocrinologist, with an interest in women’s health and osteoporosis. After graduating from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, she completed her medical…

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Episode 12: A Caregiver’s Perspective on Lyme Disease

In this special episode, Cindy Kennedy is joined by her husband, Joe, as he discusses his experience as a caregiver and spouse to someone with Lyme disease. Joe shares the darkest moments of the journey, what gave him the strength to continue – and shares his advice for other caregivers. Joe and Cindy Kennedy were…

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Episode 11: Tick Testing with Dr. Stephen Rich

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, discusses tick testing with Dr. Stephen Rich, Professor of Microbiology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Dr. Rich discusses the testing conducted at his laboratory on ticks sent from people all over the country, and explains how ticks feed and spread Lyme Disease to their hosts. For information on tick testing, go…

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Episode 10: Lyme Disease Patient Research Project

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, discusses how LymeDisease.org empowers patients with the group’s chief executive, Lorraine Johnson. Johnson is an attorney advocate and Lyme disease patient. Johnson joins the program to discuss MyLymeData.org, a patient powered research project. Discover how you can add your data to MyLymeData and the efforts that LymeDisease.org are taking in order to…

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Episode 9: Living Medicine – Tapping Into the Body’s Innate Ability to Heal

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, chats with Dr. Christopher Fabricius, who discusses the power of the body to heal itself. He discusses how to support the innate processes that allow your body to heal. Dr. Fabricius is pleased to offer patients a completely different system of medicine that is congruent with nature and in alignment with science.…

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Episode 8: One Breath At A Time – Tips For Mindful Living

Kate Forest is a Self Care and Mindful Living Teacher, the creator of Self Care Yoga®, a speaker, trainer, world care advocate, and the owner of Self Care Moments™. She has been sharing her mindful approach to living and learning with individuals, universities and schools for nearly two decades, and has helped to empower thousands of…

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Episode 7: Intuitive Wellness Coach on Healthy and Holistic Living

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, discusses healthy and holistic living with Jennifer Mather, an Intuitive Holistic Wellness Coach. Jennifer Mather has a deep understanding of the necessity to disconnect from toxic habits and nurture a balanced well-blended, sustainable lifestyle. She will connect you to natural holistic practices and medicine abundantly available to you through food, nature and…

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Episode 6: Lyme Disease, A Holistic Veterinarian’s Perspective

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by holistic veterinarian Dr. Kevin Landau, who discusses how to keep your pets safe from Lyme disease. Landau discusses what he sees as the cause of the rise of Lyme disease in animals. Discover how to keep your pets safe and what you need to know about transmission and infection…

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Episode 5: The Power of Nutrition

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by health coach Iwona Leger, who discusses the importance of proper nutrition for Lyme disease sufferers. Proper nutrition is important for living a healthy life and improving your immune system. Iwona shares her own journey of becoming a health coach and shares tips about what foods to avoid and what…

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Episode 4: A Decade of Misdiagnosis – One Woman’s Lyme Journey

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by Jennifer Corey, who endured Lyme disease misdiagnosis for years. Jennifer discusses her Lyme journey and how she has been able to cope with the symptoms. Jennifer also shares how she struggled to find a diagnosis for over a decade, and some of the gifts that she has discovered along…

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Episode 1: Cindy Kennedy – My Lyme Story

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, and host of Living With Lyme, shares her own journey of living with Lyme disease and what she has learned along the way. Transcript of Episode 1: Cindy Kennedy – My Lyme Story Doug Foresta: Welcome to Living With Lyme, the podcast where we educate, advocate and collaborate about Lyme disease, hear…

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Episode 2: The Central Mass Lyme Foundation

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by Michele Miller, founder of the Central Mass Lyme Foundation. Michele discusses how she came to create the foundation after her mother passed away as a result of late-stage Lyme disease. Michele also discusses the upcoming Central Mass Lyme Conference. Through tragedy came triumph. Michele witnessed firsthand the debilitating effects…

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Episode 3: Overcoming Lyme Disease

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by #1 bestselling author Jennifer Heath as Jennifer discusses her new book “Overcoming Lyme Disease: The Truth About Lyme Disease and The Hidden Dangers Plaguing Our Bodies.” Jennifer discusses how you can be an activist and “Lyme Warrior” and some of the surprising things she learned in the course of…

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