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!
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
Lyme Disease is a scary Pandemic! Lyme Disease is one of the fastest growing infectious diseases in the country and most people don't know anything about it. Everyone has heard of the Zika virus but that is nothing compared to Lyme Disease. Look at the difference in cases and funding and remember the estimate number… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #26 Spread the Word!
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
It's really difficult to live with a chronic illness especially when it's invisible. People look at me and think I'm fine and people talk to me on the phone and think I sound fine. But so many people including medical professionals think people with a chronic illness or chronic pain are faking it. In fact, when medical… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #21: What is it like to live with Lyme Disease?