Will There be Cake?

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

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

Why I Chose Antibiotics

I get this question a lot, phrased in various ways. I honestly don’t even want to write this. I hate answering this. I think I’d rather die, even. But let’s … Continue reading

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January 8, 2016 · 47 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

Don’t Mess With my Trileptal

One ticket for the crazy train please? So at my last phone consult with a PA at Dr. J’s office, it was decided that A) I was officially ready to … Continue reading

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March 6, 2015 · 6 Comments

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 · 39 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

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

Treatment Vlog

Mixing it up with a little media. Short video on my eight months of IV treatment for Lyme Disease thus far. Don’t mind me, spreading my messages of hope through times … Continue reading

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November 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Little Lyme Q&A

Wondering but not asking? Perhaps you asked and I was too cognitively lacking to give you an appropriate answer, to which you kindly smiled and said “oh I see”, then … Continue reading

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November 11, 2014 · 7 Comments

Not Fair…

Cycle 9 progress: day 2. While I was singing away my praises of Marinol in my previous post, this new best friend of mine was secretly preparing to fail me … Continue reading

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October 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

Marry Me Marinol

If you’ve read any part of this blog by now you’ve probably gotten a hint of my religiosity. Not that I am going to show up at your door with … Continue reading

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October 24, 2014 · 5 Comments

Coartem, What is the Deal?

Just finished my fourth round of Coartem. What is Coartem? Well, if we want to get technical and if you feel like reading some fancy (but really not that fancy) … Continue reading

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October 16, 2014 · 6 Comments
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Courtesy of Facebook memories, on this day in 2015 I accomplished my first hike after getting sick. It took me two years to do it and I was stoked. So I held my dog to the wind victoriously. . . . . . . . . #lymedontkillmyvibe #lifeafterlyme💚 #slc #utahisrad #beautahful #utahgram #wowutah #visitutah
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Caught the stomach flu from some charitable virus shedding person on a plane and current status is “emerging troll”. So here’s me looking far more Beyoncé from a perfect gust of wind. . . . . . . . #finallysafetoputawaythebucket #survivedflu2018 #sleepingbeardunes #empiremichigan #puremichigan #exploremichigan #michiganadventures #nationalparkgeek #lakemichigan #mittigan
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