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Chronic Lyme Disease: Life with a Chronic Illness

I recently came across this great video of people describing what it is like living with Lyme Disease.  It's really hard for "healthy" people to understand and they say.. You don't get it until you get it. This is so true.  You can not even in your most vivid imagination comprehend how horrific, debilitating, painful… Continue reading Chronic Lyme Disease: Life with a Chronic Illness

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May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #29 The Financial Cost of Lyme

Having Lyme Disease is a huge financial burden.  I've mentioned before that 90% of treatments to heal from Lyme Disease are not covered by insurance.  So what does it cost to have Chronic Lyme Disease? Obviously, if depends on what you can afford.  We pay medical premiums for years hoping to never need care but… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #29 The Financial Cost of Lyme

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May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #28: The Do-it-Yourself Disease!

Lyme is a do-it-yourself-disease but what does that mean? I have blogged about a lot of different information about Lyme Disease this month and there is still more out there but why is it called a do-it-yourself disease? Basically because everyone with Chronic Lyme Disease has to figure out how to get better by themselves.  … Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #28: The Do-it-Yourself Disease!

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May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #24: Detox, Detox, Detox

  One of the most important things I have learned is DETOX - DETOX - DETOX - DETOX - DETOX - DETOX If you are taking something to kill off anything in your body you MUST help your body get rid of what you just killed off.  Some of the things that kills off stuff… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #24: Detox, Detox, Detox

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May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #23: What about a cure?

Don't believe anyone (even a doctor) that tells you Lyme Disease is hard to get and easy to cure because that isn't true.  And don't believe anyone (even a doctor) that tells you Lyme doesn't exist in you state because that isn't true either.  Lyme is every where in the world except Antartica.  Once Lyme… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #23: What about a cure?

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May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #19: Mental Health & Lyme Disease

It makes sense that when you have a chronic illness you might have some feelings of sadness, hopelessness and loneliness.  Even feeling angry that you are constantly sick or grieving for the life you once had.  Yes, anyone who is constantly sick day after day gets worn down and feels lost that their suffering may… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #19: Mental Health & Lyme Disease

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May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #18: Jarisch-Herxheimer Reaction

Herxing happens to everyone in treatment for Lyme Disease.  What the heck is herxing?  or a herx reaction? Herxing is what everyone refers to as "getting sicker before you get better.  Herxing is no joke!  A herx is a Jarish-Herxheimer reaction.  Basically, when you kill off bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungus or anything  in your body… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #18: Jarisch-Herxheimer Reaction