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
Probably my least favorite therapy so far is referred to here as "The LUX". This particular treatment leaves me with a headache every time - and today was no different. There are actually two parts of this therapy. One is electronic gemstone therapy (like a spotlight with different colors). Light (in this case, gem rays) … Continue reading Light