Some days I am horrified by the stories of Lyme Disease. I belong to a couple Facebook support groups for people living with Lyme like myself. And sometimes it’s just too much, and I have to walk away. Lyme is so ugly, and what it does people’s mental health is just awful. Lyme doesn’t take pity. “I’ve shit my pants so many times in so many unfortunate situations.“ I read… Read More »Ugly Lyme
When most people meet me in person they have no idea I have Lyme Disease or the struggle it’s been to get to this stage where I don’t look sick. I’m actually thankful for that, it shows me that all of the hard work is paying off. But I’d love to share with you a few of the frequently asked questions I get about living with Lyme Disease and my… Read More »FAQ’s about Living With Lyme Disease
I’m thankful and sad at the same time. I had to tell a friend that I couldn’t hug her when she came in the room. She was getting over being sick, not my kind of sick, a good sick… one that you feel shitty for a few days with and then move on.
The last few weeks have been extremely stressful and emotional. There has been so many deaths in my circle, both close family and celebrity deaths that struck home. It’s been a lot to deal with. My body aches, I have been retreating from physical contact as much as possible. It’s been hard. I know I’ve been fighting a touch of depression. I’ve done my best to try to rest as… Read More »Lyme and Grief make for a painful cocktail
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 almost crippled met my mother who asked how she was told my mother about Lyme… Read More »Lyme Disease moves into the light.