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Hebrews 11:1 ~~~ Now FAITH is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.
Our FAITH is that Brianna IS HEALED and that one day we will see her walk in the fullness of excellent health and living!
Ken and I continue to stand in the gap, praying and searching for the answers for our daughter's health and road to wellness..... It has been a long 2 going on 3 years this May, with little improvement in her treatment for Lyme Disease. Recently, I said to myself, " Enough is enough! I am tired of only symptoms being treated and Bri is not getting any better.... there is a piece missing to this puzzle!" So the internet search and research began and we were led to Crozier Clinic in Lake Mary, Florida.
THE MISSING PIECE TO THE PUZZLE The "Ah-Ha Moment" occurred during my search for somewhere to take her for further diagnostics & treatment. Over and over on different websites across this country for chronic illness, I kept seeing "mold toxicity" and how many Lyme patients also suffer from this. Never until this time did I ever recall or even consider that Brianna was exposed to a living environment in her early childhood years that would wreak havoc on her health and life!
THE MOLDY FARMHOUSE In March of 2007, we (Jay, Bri & I) moved into a charming century old farmhouse with a wrap-around-porch that we rented when Brianna was 5 years old. While living there, it wasn't long before we realized that EVERY TIME it rained, the roof over the added-on bathroom would leak in one area and the ceiling tile became wet & corroded, causing a huge circle of black mold to grow and appear. It was ugly and it was very obvious. The landlord would be called and informed of the leak and when he was able to come to take care of the problem, he would. In the meantime, the leaky water would be caught in a bucket until the rain stopped. When Joe would come to "fix the leak" he would ALWAYS (time and time again) PATCH THE ROOF and PAINT OVER THE MOLD!!! This vicious cycle of putting a Band-Aid over a huge blaring gaping hole, so to speak, went on for the duration of our residency of 2 1/2 years. Even though this was a potential serious health issue that was not handled properly from the get-go, I had no idea how it affected our daughter! Little did I know that the frequent bloody noses that she started having while living in this house was a sign of mold exposure. She would continue to have them over the years, even after we moved out of the house in 2009 after marrying Ken and moving into a new home.
LYME DISEASE Chronic illness set in slowly due to the weak immune system of Bri's body trying to fight off various infections of the Lyme Disease in which she was diagnosed with in May of 2015. For almost 3 years now she has been treated with antibiotics, natural supplementation, homeopathic remedies, IV UBI's with OZONE, RIFE, NAET, Neurofeedback, Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs, Chiropractic & Massage. It has been a roller coaster ride of feeling good on some days and feeling poorly on most days. Living life on a "normal" basis for her was stripped away to the point of being bedridden for several weeks at a time at the start of this year, in lieu of all the aforementioned treatments and modalities. Bri continued to suffer with symptoms of extreme fatigue, muscle weakness & pain, joint pain, brain fog, light sensitivity, noise sensitivity, bacterial acne, and a poor to almost non-functioning colon. It wasn't until new symptoms of her colon not functioning and having to take her for weekly colonics that Ken and I realized that she was getting worse.
CROZIER CLINIC Dr. Gordon Crozier, DO is an Integrative Physician specializing in the treatment of Lyme Disease and Mold Toxicity. At a cellular level, Dr. Crozier has taken a pioneering journey to go beyond the common therapeutic protocols for Lyme and chronic illness in treating his patients who come from all across this country and abroad for his unique approach to these debilitating illnesses.