My gift to all you Lymies out there…..written last year when I was in remission…… Tis the Lyme before Christmas when all through the land, Few Lymies are stirring, some too tired to stand. They barely have energy to decorate at all, Since Lyme’s fatigue and pain cast a constant pall. Many anxiously lie awake in their beds, While visions of medical bills loom in … Continue reading Tis the Lyme Before Christmas
Based on Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore My gift to all you Lymies out there…..SHARE TO MAKE AWARE Tis the Lyme before Christmas when all through the land, Few Lymies are stirring, some too tired to stand. They barely have energy to decorate at all, Since Lyme’s fatigue and pain cast a constant pall. Many anxiously lie awake in their beds, … Continue reading Tis the Lyme Before Christmas
Hello to all our followers and recent new friends! We haven’t posted in a while here as we have been feeling ok for the most part and a bit distracted by life. We have been working and going to school and living life’s events. I was coasting along through my third remission and enjoying raising my Maine Coon babies. Then, Babesia decided to strap into the … Continue reading Robin Reflects on Riding the Lyme Roller Coaster STILL on Mad Lymies Anniversary
Oh, the bliss I felt when someone (my angel Lyme-Literate doctor-LLD) finally helped me. I was sitting in his office with an eye infection, heart issues, severe headache, stick neck and joints, IBS from hell, muscle cramps, thyroid issues, raging night sweats, some serious irritability, fevers and chills, impaired memory and cognition and debilitating fatigue. Then, I got the gold standard of blood test panels … Continue reading Lyme Disease Hangs Out With Some Crazy Coinfections!!!
Hello again! Did you miss me? I have been quite busy living everyone else’s lives for them LOL. I have been taking care of other people’s houses, pools, pets and kids. I could only do this because I have been living the Lyme Dream known as remission for about 2 weeks. Hopefully, the Lyme Nightmare will stay away for a while longer. But, in the … Continue reading BEWARE: Lyme Disease Puts Your Whole Freaking Body Under Siege! You Could Have Lyme If….
These flowers from Jess made me smile on a pretty bad Lyme day. I really hate when people say I need to embrace my new normal. Personally, I really loved my old normal. We were besties. I was physically fit-well I ran and ate semi-healthy if you ignored my staple lunch of coffee and chips. I was always full of energy and not good at … Continue reading If You Love a Lymie……Helpful Hints to Navigating Your New Normal!
On 8/13/14, I was leaning against a wall in a second doctor’s office, too exhausted to even hold my head up. I was dizzy and short of breath with recurrent heart palpitations. I waffled between sweating profusely and shaking uncontrollably from chills and my head was absolutely killing. The first doctor had been “impressed with my degree of illness” but said it must be a … Continue reading Local Docs Say Lyme Literate Docs are Lunatics! This Mad Lymie Calls Bullsh*&$#!
PLEASE SHARE TO MAKE AWARE! May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month and National Pet Month! Our pets are members of our families. We treat them as our children, and some of us have them instead of children! Our pets give us unconditional love and provide comfort to us. Pets improve our lives and health in many ways. They can provide therapy and comfort as well … Continue reading BLOG: Keeping Our Fur Babies Safe!
Living La Vida Lymie Living life on Lyme’s Terms is Not so Funny Sometimes. As any self-respecting Lymie knows, Living La Vida Lymie can be a major pain in the everywhere sometimes! Both Jess and I seem to be on the same Lyme cycle from hell. So, this basically means we feel like triple shit about every 3 weeks, as opposed to just lousy. I … Continue reading Living La Vida Lymie