Living with Lyme · Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease moves into the light.

Hi everyone, I just wanted to take a few minutes to talk about Lyme disease and how I am so thankful that Lyme disease research has taken steps out of the dark. I’ve had long term Lyme disease probably my whole adult life. It wasn’t until by chance a woman with terrible muscle control who was… Continue reading Lyme Disease moves into the light.

Living with Lyme · Lyme Disease

Crazy or just the Lyme Disease?

It’s likely that I’ve had Chronic Lyme disease most of my adult life. I’ve been misdiagnosed a few times with MS, Parkinson’s, a possible brain tumor, PCOS, Insulin issues, Chronic Fatigue, and more. But the root of what I have was caused by a tiny tick bite that gave me Lyme Disease. Thankfully I was finally diagnosed. … Continue reading Crazy or just the Lyme Disease?

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Don’t let my face fool you

My face often reflects the discomfort I am in more than I know.  Nothing is “The Matter” it is just that I am fighting discomfort and I have forgotten what my face looks like.  I like to call it my “Bitchy Resting Face” after a funny video I saw on the internet. I bet a lot of… Continue reading Don’t let my face fool you

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Crashing and fighting back

  I don’t feel like writing today. Well, not really. I am really tired. I’ve been traveling, for many it would be a nice long weekend trip, then back to work feeling relaxed. However traveling for me, and others with a chronic illness like Lyme disease, means that at some point I am going to… Continue reading Crashing and fighting back

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Turning pages of an amazing book

There’s a quote from someone whose name has been lost and yet he or she made such a strong statement that it moved lives. It simply states “Life is not measured by the breaths you take, but by the moments that take your breath away.” How many moments can you look back on right now… Continue reading Turning pages of an amazing book

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Lyme and Grief make for a painful cocktail

The last few weeks have been extremely stressful and emotional. The anniversary of the death of someone I loved, along with the impending death of a parent is making life a little hard.  August just isn’t my month. I know I’ve been fighting a touch of depression.  I’ve done my best to try to rest as much… Continue reading Lyme and Grief make for a painful cocktail

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Overcoming Lyme Disease by Taking Away Its Power.

There’s been a lot of talk about Lyme disease after a few celebrity voices have come forward speaking about their experiences with this complicated disease. I read each one, hoping that one of them will somehow tell me something I don’t know. I hope that perhaps one of these celebrity voices with their money and… Continue reading Overcoming Lyme Disease by Taking Away Its Power.