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...

Pro-Life Missionaries

Student outreach, public demonstrations, conventions and events, fairs and festivals, sidewalk ministry and rallies are all part of the work. So too, are phone calls, letter writing, envelope stuffing, graphic design, social media, resource room maintenance, prayer and lots of other 'unseen' work.Sometimes, it seems...

Lyme Life ~ Happy Monday

Happy Monday! There have been lots of Mondays that I would only hope to have been able to say that. I am getting so much better. I’ve been telling everyone, especially myself, that I am getting better and stronger every day. I said it, even when...

Balance and Betrayal

1 Peter 5:8-9Amplified Bible (AMP) 8 Be sober [well balanced and self-disciplined], be alert and cautious at all times. That enemy of yours, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion [fiercely hungry], seeking someone to devour. 9 But resist him, be firm in your faith [against his attack—rooted, established, immovable], knowing that...