Tag Archives: Family

Beyond Me: How Many More Will Suffer?

I am not the only person suffering from chronic Lyme disease. And chances are, I am not the only person you know who has it.

Have (or how have) you been touched by Lyme disease?

Perhaps you have a friend who has Lyme. Or a sibling, parent or child. Or multiple siblings or children. Perhaps you don’t know anyone personally, but have friends or relatives who do. Continue reading

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GoFundMe: Locked With Lyme Q&A

GoFundMe: Locked With Lyme Q&A

1. Tell me about the treatment you are undergoing: Who, what, where: when?
I will be traveling to Coeur d’Alene, ID to see Dr. Tony Smith for his LymeStop Program. I have three appointments spread over the course of almost one week (December 15-20).

Dr. Smith is an experienced healer, who specializes in chiropractics. He developed a unique way of treating Lyme using magnetic therapy. The magnets are used to trigger the body’s immune system to heal itself. Continue reading

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WHAT WOULD YOU DO TO SEE YOUR LOVED ONE BETTER?

This article was featured on The Mighty.

What would you do to see your loved one better? How would you feel if you found out your wife had a serious chronic illness a few short years into married life? You’d see her in constant pain, but not be able to do anything about it.

What would you do? When you can’t afford the treatment required? When you wake up every morning to the face of someone who is ill? Continue reading

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So Let’s talk about symptoms

I have chronic Lyme disease, but I also have several Lyme co-infections and numerous other health complications because of these.

Because of the complexities of Lyme disease, and my own complex situation in particular, I tend to be rather vague when writing about my illness. There are so many topics to be covered, a vast number of subcategories within the category of Lyme disease.  Continue reading

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Memory Bank 2015

Well, here it is! I finished our 2015 Memory Bank (year-in-review) video just in time to say it’s complete before February. It’s not perfect… I’m not a big fan of the soundtrack… but I want to move on to other projects, and so I am officially checking this off the list.

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Hardships & Disappointments

Unemployment. Infant loss. Chronic illness. Financial stress. Sacrifice. And so much more…

When my husband and I said “I do” at the altar, we had no idea what those two words really meant. As each year unfolds and we are hit with yet another trial, we have to repeat our wedding vows to one another: “…For better or for worse, in sickness and in health…” We’ve made a lifelong commitment and we will do everything within our power to keep it that way.  Continue reading

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