the bad days

the bad days

there are days when you've been sick for so long where you just want to unzip your body and step out. wake up from the bad dream that is happening. make it all stop for just a moment. yesterday I got some test results back for yet another positive chronic disease. it's not a hugely [...]

Top 5 Symptoms

Top 5 Symptoms

Lyme disease is tailored to each patient individually, it's one of the reasons that it is so difficult to diagnose. For instance, if you had shoulder surgery when you were 10, and you get Lyme when you're 30, chances are it will attack that shoulder most. It targets where you are weakest. Not only does [...]

Before and After

Before and After

Often times, when I tell someone that I have Lyme disease- I usually don't even go into Miyamotoi and the others- they assume that it is like saying I have mono, or the flu. Explaining why I cannot do something simple, like take a long walk, go out to dinner, do work in the afternoon, [...]

How it all began

How it all began

 New Years is a time of reflecting on the past, and looking towards the future. For many, its a time of resolutions, ways you can learn from the year to grow for the coming years, but for those of us who are stuck, trapped in diseased limitations, it can be a really shitty time of [...]

Hello There!

Hello There!

Welcome! I decided to start this blog only recently, after being interviewed for a story on my health journey with Lyme, co-infections, autoimmune diseases, chronic fatigue syndrome and Miyamotoi. Once the article was released, I was overwhelmed by the number of people who reached out to me for advice, help, or simply someone to talk [...]