Last week marked 6 weeks since our first visit to the Lyme doctor in Wisconsin, so it was time to go back for a progress update. The news was good but raised as many questions as it answered. First of all, Dr. Lindsley told me that he couldn't find any more traces of Lyme or … Continue reading 6 Week Check-Up
Hello, it's me! It's been a little while since I last wrote. I was on vacation in Florida at the end of February/beginning of March, and then a mental vacation the past couple weeks. I've been trying to figure out how best to use this blog since I started it, and you've probably noticed that … Continue reading Updates and Reading Lately
Growing up in a religious household, there has always been a place for God in my life. More than that, I'm a person that genuinely enjoys going to church, and having an active religious life. From the words of wisdom delivered in the homily, to praying with a hundred others for the things that weigh … Continue reading Does everything happen for a reason?
I went to see a new doctor last Wednesday, a Dr. Lindsley out in Bloomer, WI. Dr. Lindsley is a chiropractor by trade but has become known as a kind of "Lyme healer" in the area, due to his excellent track record of healing people from Lyme in the upper Midwest. He himself had Lyme, … Continue reading No More Lyme?
This book has been generating a lot of buzz over the past few months (at least in the Lyme community). Ally (Tommy Hilfiger's daughter) contracted Lyme from a very young age, and unknowingly struggled with it for many years before receiving an accurate diagnosis. Her father even had her committed to a mental institution at … Continue reading Lyme Reads: “Bite Me” by Ally Hilfiger
People probably wonder what I do every day, waiting to get better. I've tried to be really vigilant in not letting myself get lazy, and try to keep myself occupied with small things every day. Fortunately I am not nearly as bad off as some, who can't leave their beds, or are in horrible pain. … Continue reading Day in the Life: 2/1/2017
When I initially started treating my Lyme disease, I was taking three different antibiotics at a time. My doctor told me that it was very important to take supplements as well, because the antibiotics were interfering with my body's normal processes and functioning. Not to mention the damage being done to the gut flora. Every … Continue reading Supplements for Lyme Disease
Follow my blog with Bloglovin One of the things that drives me up the wall the most about Lyme is how my symptoms are constantly changing over time. It seems like I've just gotten used to one thing and then another thing pops up. Many of my neurological symptoms, such as increased irritability and depression, … Continue reading Tracking Symptoms for Chronic Illness
I want to start posting more recipes, because I am cooking ALL THE TIME now. I wrote this recipe round-up a month ago, and it's a good start. Let me know if you have any questions on any of the recipes, I love talking about cooking! Without further ado... I have been cooking up a … Continue reading Recipe Round-up
Halfway through my commute to school this morning, when I realized that my trip would take twice as long as it normally does (due to the holiday transit schedule), and I was already late, I decided to skip my transfer and continue on the train to my favorite coffee shop in my favorite neighborhood. On … Continue reading Happy New Year!