Many of us take ‘vacations’ but not all of us consider the rejuvenating experience of taking a vacation for the mind. Lymies in particular have a mind that never stops. I know, I remember. The life of a Lyme warrior
The reality of life after Lyme disease will likely not be how you imagined it. I know that I imagined partying with my friends again, going to rock concerts and becoming a marathon biker. All roses, sunshine and balloons. For
I have written about my list of Lyme disease symptoms. Today, I would like to cover some of the other crazy weird symptoms I experienced. So often, as Lyme warriors, we get caught up in the big, obvious symptoms like
For years I have been angry with my body. At some point, long before my Lyme disease diagnosis, it stopped performing the way it used to perform. It became slow, painful and less agile. Eventually, I stopped listening to its
So, your loved one has just been diagnosed with Lyme disease. After the shock wears off, hopefully you ask yourself how to be a caregiver for someone battling Lyme disease. Admittedly, when I was diagnosed, it never crossed my mind
A few months ago I wrote this post about learning to love myself after Lyme disease. After decades of fearing my body, even two years into remission, I am still running away from my corporeal existence. For as long as
Herxing. It’s a strange word. Even saying it out loud sounds scary… Herxing. Yuck! It certainly doesn’t sound pleasant. When my doctor first warned to look out for herxing my mind shut down. Lyme disease, antibiotics, likely unable to work
I have been spending a lot of time on Facebook Lyme disease support groups. A recurring theme of people reaching out with questions about bizarre symptoms they’re experiencing has me reaching into my memory bank. I know how they’re feeling.
I fear that losing joy is a bit inevitable as you battle Lyme disease. The daily onslaught of despair, dread, loneliness and fear is a heavy burden to shoulder. But, you have to keep seeking the rainbow after the storm.