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!!!
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*&$#!
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