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
Today is the last day of May so I am doing this post to raise awareness for this horrific, debilitating and potentially fatal disease. Here are important facts about Lyme Disease A negative test does not mean you do not have Lyme Disease (no matter how many times they run it). Testing Lyme is commonly… Continue reading Lyme Disease Awareness 2018
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
Why? Because the medical doctors have failed me for over 20 years. I have been disrespected, dismissed, treated like a drug addict, bullied, lied to, told I can't be a patient anymore because I could not drive an hour to my appointment with a level 8 migraine and throwing up, told I was just too… Continue reading I have lost all faith, trust and confidence in our medical community.
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