Episode 10 features Rayna Marie, a future educator living in the Chicago Suburbs. Several years ago Rayna started having problems with "floaters" in her eye. Several trips to eye specialists revealed there was a living organism in her eye! Listen to her story now on PodcastDX!
Rayna is a future Special Needs Educator grades k-12. This summer she is working as a full time nanny for 3 children, she will start her student teaching in the fall. She loves cooking, traveling and hanging out with family and friends.
Martina Navratilova retired from a competition in 1982 with mystery 'virus' later found to be due to the illness
Arthur Ashe developed neurological problems from toxoplasmosis (later found to be HIV-positive)
Miriam Pires (brazilian actress) died of toxoplasmosis at the age of 77
Leslie Ash contracted toxoplasmosis in the second month of pregnancy
Louis Wain was a prominent cat artist who later developed schizophrenia which some believe to be due to his constant exposure to cats and thusly Toxoplasmosis.