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*Opinions expressed by contributors are their own. Evie Shurslep is 15 old girl from Larchmont, New York who attends Rye Country Day School. She was diagnosed with Lyme and multiple co-infections after having two long waves of sickness- one at 8 years old and one at 11 years old. She experienced another wave at 13, and has done many different treatments since then. As a GLA contributor, she aims to help other families dealing with a “mystery illness,” as many people spend years struggling with Lyme before being diagnosed.

Email: eshurslep@gmail.com

Articles

Sickness Through the Eyes of a Child
September 9, 2022
Suffering from Lyme disease and co-infections is a very different experience for children as opposed to adults. This blog offers a child's perspective on the disease and the impact it has on someone o...
What It’s Like to Be a Kid Living with Lyme Disease
July 26, 2022
Evie Shurslep, from Larchmont, New York, was first diagnosed at eight-years-old with Lyme and multiple co-infections, including Bartonella, Tick-borne Relapsing Fever, and Babesiosis. Today, she is fi...