Lyme Life ~ Sick of Being Sick

As I sit here, choking down enough food to swallow my handful of pills. The fact that I am among the wealthiest people on earth is not lost on me. Some of these medications are very expensive and I can go to my fridge or...

Lyme Life Monday ~Distractions

Lyme is such a distraction. It detracts from everything else. I can think of many things that do likewise. It could be a job, a difficult circumstance, or a person consuming your energy and your thoughts. Maybe, it’s some other disability or long-term illness. Like...

Lyme Life Monday ~Wabi-sabi

Lyme and it's co-infections can be very overwhelming. The constant pain and fatigue can make us emotionally tender. We can feel a loss of dignity for many reasons, mostly because Lyme is devastating financially, physically and socially.I was listening to some TEDx Talks this week....

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Lyme Life Monday – Co-conspirators

Lyme Disease is the tick borne disease that we hear about. It is a slow, painful killer. The bacteria, is transmitted by a tick bite, but is seldom recognized right away. Many people don't remember a tick bite and many have never seen the bulls-eye rash that...

Lyme Life Monday ~Headaches

Lyme Life Monday – HeadachesHeadaches are one of the 300 symptoms of Lyme. I often find my shoulders raised, in a tense state with headache pain. It occurs to me that I could be tense because of the headache or I could have the headache...