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
We are half way thru Lyme Disease Awareness Month so let's review prevention tips before moving on. Remember, PREVENTION IS THE ONLY CURE According to the CDC you can easily treat Lyme Disease and patients are cured after a short course of antibiotics. However, us patient know the truth. Lyme is easy to get, EXTREMELY… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #15: Prevention Tips
So I thought sharing some personal stories of fellow Lymies may help people believe that this disease is real and debilitating. My story - After 19 years of chronic daily migraines I finally found out why I was getting them. It took 19 years, a lot of pain, a lot of depression, a lot of prescriptions,… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #13: Personal Stories
When you become disabled with a chronic illness that you know nothing about you end up spending hours and hours reading everything you can about it. It's overwhelming when it's Lyme Disease because there is SO much information online but every time I read stuff I feel I know less and less about this disease.… Continue reading May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month Blog Post #8: What are Spirochetes?