Will There be Cake?

I have Lyme. I’d like to not have it anymore. I also just want cake.

Open Letter to my Opposition

My own version of thank you notes. Like Jimmy Fallon’s Friday night Thank You Notes. Except with a twist… more serious, less funny, no sarcasm, and 100% genuine. So actually … Continue reading

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October 14, 2016 · 11 Comments

Two Years…

  A few years ago, freshly sick and unsure why, I laid in bed one day curled in a ball enduring the disharmony and dissonance that was wracking my body … Continue reading

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April 25, 2016 · 26 Comments

Emotional Complexities of Healing from Lyme

Soooo… I’ve been under a bit of a writer’s block. I’m not even going to pretend I know when my last post was, because I don’t, and I didn’t check. … Continue reading

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April 4, 2016 · 23 Comments

“I have Come to Accept People’s Lack of Long Term Compassion”

If you read anything on the internet these days, you probably recognized my title. We are almost force-fed Yolanda Foster’s Lyme journey as literally everyone shares literally everything she says. But … Continue reading

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December 2, 2015 · 21 Comments

Treatment Update – Fungus Among Us

I have just completed Cycle 18 in my Lyme treatment and am just finishing up my 16th month of treatment with Dr. J. My last treatment update was after Cycle … Continue reading

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August 18, 2015 · 7 Comments

Highs and Lows – a Treatment Update

It’s 5:21 am. On a Saturday. I am awake typing a blog post. Whyyyyyy (Lyme). It’s been less than 12 hours since my last antibiotic dosing of Cycle 16. The … Continue reading

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June 6, 2015 · 10 Comments

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month – Get You on Board!

Don’t tell me you’re going to get sick of it. I don’t want to hear it. May is Lyme Disease Awareness month. SO, I felt it only appropriate that I … Continue reading

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April 20, 2015 · 8 Comments

Treatment Update – Cycle 14 in the Bag

So, back to my treatment. Sometimes I like to talk about myself and sometimes I don’t. But then again, most of my posts end up being about me anyways. But … Continue reading

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April 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

Antibiotic Cycle 12: New Oral Program & My Thoughts.

So, it’s Thursday. The last day in Cycle 1 of my new oral antibiotic treatment program. Having “graduated” from my 11-month stint in the IV antibiotic program, I was anxious … Continue reading

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March 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

Unconventional Gratitude – an Essay on Chronic Illness

Recently I came across a beautiful piece of writing authored by a woman who, like me, had been battling chronic illness for many, many years. “I got sick the way Hemingway says you go … Continue reading

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February 22, 2015 · 38 Comments

Graduation of Sorts

January 29th I traveled with my father to DC for my latest appointment with Dr. J. – one year and 4 days since my initial appointment with him. It felt… … Continue reading

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February 17, 2015 · 7 Comments

Doubt.

Can we just talk about doubt? Doubt and me? Really, let’s just talk about me. Some more. But also doubt. After becoming sick with no answers from several doctor and ER … Continue reading

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January 16, 2015 · 6 Comments

So, Treatment Update, or Something.

I figured it has been a while since I have provided an update on how things are going with my actual Lyme Disease and treatment cycles.  I’ve been stewing for … Continue reading

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January 15, 2015 · 3 Comments

Where did I go?

Last post, November something? Okay. Wow. Not the dedication I had committed to when starting this blog. Truth is, I hit a rough patch all of November through to, really, … Continue reading

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December 14, 2014 · 3 Comments
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#nyc #flatironbuilding #makeithappenuniverse #❄️ Currently tapering benzodiazepine dosing after 3.5 years of daily use. It is the hell they said it would be. I don’t regret getting on them - I couldn’t have handled #Lyme treatment without them, but I hope to never, ever take them again. About 2 weeks in to a several month long process. Oi. Thankfully sams recognizes something is off with me and is being a little clinger. ❤️🐶 Also yes I realize this pic is 70% arms. 
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