It seem there has been a number of Lyme related deaths recently, mostly suicide. My heart hurts to know that so many people are in such despair that they choose death. The trailer below spoke to my heart - particularly the last words: Disappearing From Society Trailer
There is a free online seminar this week focused on chronic Lyme. There are 4 or 5 talks each day and I have been listening intently to each one, hoping something will resonate with me as a next step or something to add to my current treatment protocol. Today's session included a conversation with … Continue reading Dr Klinghardt
One of the hardest things about being sick is feeling useless. You don't have to have a chronic illness to understand what I am saying. If you've ever had a bad cold, the flu, a broken leg, a surgery, or any other impairment, then you know what it feels like to be unable to do … Continue reading Are You Useless?
Discourage: to deprive of courage, hope, or confidence; dishearten; dispirit. Most days, I have great hope. I don't have unreachable expectations that I will get well overnight. I don't even have expectations that I will be completely healed one day. But I do have hope that I will continue to heal and improve. Then … Continue reading Discouragement
I've been home almost 3 weeks and I am still noticing good improvement. I'm reluctant to say that because while it is true, I am improving, I am also still very sick and still have a lot of symptoms. I have had good days these past few years where I think I am improving … Continue reading There’s No Place Like Home
Today is my last day at the Hansa Center. I have such mixed emotions - I am so looking forward to being home with my family, but I'm also sad to leave a place that has helped me so much, especially since I'm still having some difficult symptoms. Last night was rough and I woke … Continue reading It’s What You Don’t Know
Let me start by saying - I'm still encouraged! However, yesterday (Friday) was pretty rough and today has had its challenges. Pain is usually my biggest obstacle. I've been on a ton of pain meds the last few years and have weened off most of them in order to get maximum benefit during my time … Continue reading Oooooo-klahoma