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My Six Month Lyme “Roller Coaster”

Last September, after a year and half of ups and downs, I’d slowly reduced my Lyme treatment to all but one herbal Lyme tincture, and was feeling awesome! I was grateful that I would soon be able to close the book on this chapter of my life and move on to better things, like starting our family! Unfortunately, my celebration was premature.

The first indicators of my relapse happened during a trip to celebrate my wedding anniversary at Disneyland last October; and by November, many of my symptoms had returned. Although they weren’t as severe as they had been prior to my diagnosis, I couldn’t ignore the fact that I was no longer feeling “awesome”.  Continue reading


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The “Fun” of Traveling While Treating Lyme

 

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This picture is everything “Lyme related” I needed to pack for our trip. I felt compelled to share this, not because I’m complaining butI hope it will encourage EVERYONE to be vigilant about protecting yourself from ticks.

I don’t want anyone to ever have to deal with any of this! Believe me, you don’t want to experience this mess. Tick population is expected to increase as global warming intensifies, more ticks = more Lyme Disease. If you do get bit, see a Lyme Literate doctor immediately. They will treat you correctly and minimize the chance of developing last stage Lyme Disease.

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