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
If your illness is like the ocean, therapy can act like a surfboard, helping you to ride your illness like a wave. ❤
"Denial" by KEVIN MCGIVERN When you are slowly coming to terms with being chronically ill, and slowly realizing that you are no longer able to do what you used to be able to do - like being front row at a Rob Zombie concert 🤘, or taking your dog to your favorite hiking spot -… Continue reading “Do 1/3 less than you think you can.”
When you have a PICC line you have to always wear a protective sleeve over it so the line isn't getting dragged or caught in anything, but you don't have to be stuck with the white gauze-looking sleeve that the hospital will most likely give you. There are some other options out there that can… Continue reading Lyme Survival Guide: 3 types of sleeves to cover your PICC line with, including a fun one! 🙂
Other than "What are your symptoms?", my least favorite question to answer is "What is your current medication list?". I immediately feel a wave of exhaustion come over me knowing there's no way to answer it all on the spot, it's going to take a long time to list them all, I'm not going to… Continue reading Hold onto your butts! This is my current medication, vitamin & supplement list, and how I keep track of it all.
A step-by-step guide of my daily IV antibiotics infusion process, to show what it's like using a PICC line for the treatment of Lyme Disease.
One of my most debilitating Lyme symptoms is back pain. It limits me so much. I used to be a runner, I ran the Boston Marathon in 2009, but around 2015 I started getting so much intense back pain and overall weakness that I went from running a few miles every weekend to being unable… Continue reading Lyme Survival Guide: Using Prime Wardrobe to shop for clothes & shoes
Both my Lyme Doctor and my Psychiatrist/Naturopath have been telling me for months now that I need to start adding an Infrared (IR) Sauna to my routine to help boost my detox protocol. The problem is most days (due to nausea or pain or whatever) I can barely get out to go to the grocery… Continue reading Just got my Infrared Sauna for Lyme Detox!