Happy 2019! After finally curing my daily migraine of 20 years there are many things I can be grateful for going into 2019. My chronic illness journey began in 1995 and I never thought I would ever be able to say I no longer suffer from daily migraines. I never thought I would have one… Continue reading Gratitude
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
Thank you to the online site The Mighty for publishing my article. The Mighty publishes stories of real people living life with serious illinesses. These stories can help others who feel alone at times. We help each other by sharing and reading each other's stories. So here is one of mine. When I Find Myself… Continue reading When I Find Myself Living in “Lyme Hell”
Today is final day of my 2017 Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Posts! I think I did more post this month than I've done the entire time of my blog. Not really but it's been a lot of writing this month. So I hope you have learned something about this horrific, debilitating and potential fatal disease.… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #31 We Are Warriors!
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
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!
What does this hashtag even mean? #WEARENOTADDICTS There seems to be an attack or war against chronic pain patients like myself in this country and it is getting worse every day. Our government says there is an "opioid epidemic" or an "opioid crisis" in this country without really giving you the whole picture. They… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #27 #WEARENOTADDICTS