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ALS Bucket Challenge – Why I’m Donating to Lyme Research

My husband got called to do the ice bucket challenge yesterday.  Within an hour, he found a live tick crawling on his skin.  This completely horrified us, as I have been overwhelmed this last year trying to fight chronic Lyme disease and to get my life back.  I’ve been avoiding jumping into this ALS “conversation”, but I’m taking that tick as a sign to step up to this challenge, and to add a twist of Lyme to the...

Lyme Life Update

Looks like I’m overdue an explanation as to how the hell I’m doing!  So many of you ask when will I be better, yet the answer is still not cut and dry.  Which means I struggle with sharing.  Following I try to answer the most FAQ: How was Mexico? A little over a month ago, I learned that I have a Deep Vein Thrombosis in my right leg, which set my medical team into panic mode and necessitated a...

To Mexico I Go

As some of you know, I was diagnosed 7 months ago with chronic Lyme disease, with coinfections babesia, bartonella, and anaplasma.  Previous to being diagnosed, I spent almost 3 years bouncing from doctor to doctor, unaware of why I was feeling so badly. Chronic Lyme and its co-infections is quite the controversy, much like the HIV controversy a few decades ago.  It’s not a disease, really; it’s an infection.  And...
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