Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of an Epidemic – Amalee

The heroine of this Lyme story has much to share. She is an intelligent and articulate Southern Bell who hails from Atlanta, Georgia. She is 43 years old and a mother of three, whose troubles began in August of 2010, with what she thought was a “bug bite”. It turned out to be that, all … More Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of an Epidemic – Amalee

Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of an Epidemic – Nonfic Insert 1 – Some Lyme Paradoxes – Sam S.

The Red Cross Blood Donation Disconnect It is confusing as all get out to me that the American Red Cross, bulwark of public safety, and the biggest source of US blood donations, absolutely will not accept blood from patients who have had babesia and in the majority of states will not accept blood from people … More Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of an Epidemic – Nonfic Insert 1 – Some Lyme Paradoxes – Sam S.

Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of An Epidemic – Maggie R.

(In her own words and with all relevant permissions) My name is Maggie R. I currently live in Maryland.  I am 28 years old and was first diagnosed at 16.  I currently live with mild chronic Lyme disease. I was 16 years old and it was the summer between my junior and senior year of … More Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of An Epidemic – Maggie R.

Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of An Epidemic – Anonymous

This person insists upon not being named here. Prefers that I not even use any gender pronouns. This person has perhaps legitimate concerns about how posting any part of their story might impact their treatment and life at this juncture. So here is their story in their own words. ANONYMOUS – A FAILED SUICIDE On … More Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of An Epidemic – Anonymous

Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of An Epidemic – Sophie

The heroine of this Lyme story has much to share. She is an intelligent and articulate Southern Belle who hails from Atlanta, Georgia. She is 43 years old and a mother of three, whose troubles began in August of 2010, with what she thought was a “bug bite”. It turned out to be that, all … More Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of An Epidemic – Sophie

Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of An Epidemic – Dawn L.

Here is another story written in the person’s own words, once again used with permission. Tonight as I watch the Olympic Games opening ceremonies, I am reminded that not all warriors get medals, not all fights are televised, and that the most worthy people are often those you have never heard of. *****   My … More Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of An Epidemic – Dawn L.

Combat Juggling?!?

So today, I could have written a deep dark post about my brothers and sisters in Orlando. I have deliberately chosen not too. That tragedy is being very well covered by all the media outlets of the world and with a good deal more eloquence than I can muster, especially as in contemplating this event … More Combat Juggling?!?