Sometimes I need to slow down for a bit, listen to my body, understand limits are just chances to slow down and smell the flowers. I have Lyme Disease. I hate having to be held back by something so ridiculous. But, when I over do it, recovering takes time. Last month we welcomed one of our older boys back home. It was time for him to get some new chances in… Read More »Slowing Down for Lyme Disease
Living with Lyme
Living with a serious disease doesn’t have to mean your screwed.
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. I have a great doctor who is willing to keep up on my treatment and… Read More »Crazy or just the Lyme Disease?
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 crash. I don’t argue with my body. I know that even though I would like… Read More »Crashing and fighting back
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 that take your breath away? I can think of a few, some wonderful and some… Read More »Turning pages of an amazing book
Lyme Disease feels like living with a Magic 8 Ball. You really never know what you are going to wake up with in the morning. Sometimes you get lucky and it tells you to try again tomorrow and you have a really great day. Sometimes you get the iffy answer that you are just going to have to get dressed and find out what will happen, and other days you… Read More »Lyme disease feels like living with a Magic 8 Ball.