Hello Marie, here's another one very glad to meet you too!
I liked your comments about your neuro. I do try to think kindly about mine, but I'm sorry, I can't! Mind you, having aggressive SPMS at the time of diagnosis, at least I should be thankful he didn't offer me novantrone. Perhaps it isn't available over here, though.
No, keep on taking LDN along with the antibiotics, no harm there at all.
David does now recommend that people don't start the metronidizole/flagyl pulses until they have been on the other stuff for at least three months, so that should tie in with waiting until weather gets cooler. This is the one that actually kills the bugs. Not entirely necessary, because sooner or later the cells in which they hide will die and be replaced, but this could take years and years. In the meantime, of course, new ones could come along. So it is far better to do the whole thing. My worst reaction was after the third bout of metronidizole, but the good thing about this abx is that you can time it around your life. If you are going on holiday, say, don't start a bout until you get back. (He also thinks you might well be right about your reaction to bactrim as well.)
As I have said to many people worried about having neuro-lyme disease as well as MS, it doesn't really matter in a way, because the treatment is the same for either. Well, it is if you are a microbiologist, anyway. If you are a neurologist, on the other hand, the preferred course of action for more advanced cases of MS seems to be to blast away at the immune system, and as for Lyme........................
Either you or your antibiotic doctor would be most welcome to write to David. You can find his email address at the bottom of the first page of this: