Lyme Life ~Beautiful Day

Sometimes it’s hard to find the beauty in a day when you’re so sick. When pain and the management of it are your primary focus, it’s often impossible.On days like today, however, it would be a crying shame to miss it. The sun is shining,...

The Gray Tsunami

Planned Parenthood is synonymous with abortion. The Hemlock Society is just as connected with euthanasia and assisted suicide.Planned Parenthood's name change from the Birth Control League has stood the test of time. Proving that no matter how horrifying your product is, if you package it...

Lyme Life ~ Dawg Daze

It's summer and the dog days roll on. For Lymies, it passes by too often. A few days of activity often means a few days of incapacitation. We push through, right?Yesterday, I finally pulled the weeds from the small front garden. The grass was taller...

Lyme Life ~ Voodoo Dolls

Many Lymies that I have met have been sick and misdiagnosed for a decade or three. In 1988, I got terribly ill. I’d had lots of aches and pains, lethargy on occasion, stomach problems since childhood, but this was different.It was as though my nervous...

Lyme Life ~ Relapse

Lyme sucks. It sucks the life out of a person. It sucks the joy from a day. It sucks the strength from a moment. Lyme sucks peace from a trusting heart.Relapse happens. But WHY?!Was it a change in meds? I dropped one of the antibiotics...

How to Deal With Toxic People

Are people really toxic? What does that mean?I have seen numerous self-help posts about dealing with toxic people and actually, I find it a bit misleading. The people aren't toxic in the sense that they pollute the environment with tangible or physical junk. It's their...