Hi! I'm Lisa, and I have Lyme.

My husband, me and our little dog Quasi

I started getting mysteriously sick in 2011, and was finally diagnosed in 2017. It’s been a difficult and confusing journey getting to this diagnosis, and now that I’m here I’m fired up to beat this disease and to share with you all I’ve been learning along the way!

Whether you’re struggling with Lyme yourself, or are trying to educate yourself for a loved one, or are just interested in the illness, I hope you find something helpful within my site. 🙂

I am currently disabled from Lyme – and to say it’s been difficult is an understatement. It’s a super sucky illness, but for all my Lymies: hang in there! Be compassionate with yourself, know you’re not alone, and let’s kick these dirty spirochetes for good!

xoxo – ❤︎ Lisa

My latest posts

Lessons from a Procrastinator

“There’s no way I can do this,” I thought to myself as I nervously got ready for my first class at Indiana University’s Luddy School of Informatics. “I can’t believe it’s really happening. I’m gonna be a PhD student!” I’m 38 years old, and it’s been 16 years since I last stepped foot inside a… Continue reading Lessons from a Procrastinator

Lyme in the Time of COVID

Okay, so apparently – May is Lyme Disease Awareness month?? Why didn’t anyone tell me this earlier?! 🙂 Well in honor of having our very own fancy month, LymeDisease.org offer their “Lyme in the Time of COVID” magazine issue for FREE. Thanks guys! “Free” and “Lyme Disease” never seem to go together – just the… Continue reading Lyme in the Time of COVID

Letter to the Editor: The Screamer

Originally posted on Richmond Review/Sunset Beacon:
Editor: Is it possible to live on the sidewalk for years and still maintain your health?  Not just maintain but thrive? There is a man who has made his home on the sidewalk in our neighborhood for at least the last ten years, under the awning of Europa…

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