Lyme is Not My Life

This week proved that Lyme Disease is not my whole life.Lyme has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. For many years, I went to doctors who told me I was stressed and treated me like I was a...

We Are All a Mess

A big hot mess is no way to describe a person, but it has been pretty common in some survivor circles. It seems to me that every single person alive has been a big hot mess at one time or another. No one has it...

Lyme Life Monday ~

Are you stuck in a rut? So many people are. I know a lot of people with chronic illness that have seasons of blah and seasons of exciting growth. I often wonder what makes the difference. Are they just lucky, especially motivated, inexplicably charged with...

Ban Abortion, Except…

NH Lawmakers saw a bill come through the House of Representatives that proposed to ban abortion after the child attains an age and the capability to live outside of the womb, separated from his or her mother because abortion kills a baby.The bill supporters specified...

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It’s Time to Take Sides

Remember when you were a kid in school and someone was picked as captain of the team and they got to pick all the other kids they wanted on their team? Depending on the game, there would often be the same few kids left waiting...

Is there Life Off-Line?

I had all but forgotten what it was like to sweep off my front steps. They get the morning sun and it had broken 40 degrees outside, so I brushed our Labrador Retriever out there. We heat with wood. Tiny woodchips and ash are as...

I’m fine –it’s just pain

 We smile and nod when people ask us how we are. If you are like a lot of people with chronic or neurological Lyme Disease, the thought of answering the question conjures up no end to excuses to answer with a polite, “I’m fine” rather...

Who Told You, You Were Naked?

How many people do you want to be naked in front of? (I know I should not end a sentence with a preposition) That isn't what's important.Most of us don't want to be naked in front of more than our mirror and maybe a spouse...