Alison Easton wrote this for me when I asked her about her Lyme story. And as it reads like an open letter and is in the first person and the declarative style, I will let it stand thus. I have made some minor grammatical corrections for readability but what you see below is one woman’s … More Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of An Epidemic – Alison E.
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.
Anne was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 1986 after years of unexplained pain. For her, it was the midpoint in a life journey with unspecified physical ill-being on one side of the demarcation line and learning to cope with what she thought was fibromyalgia on the other side. ( She now realizes Lyme was the real … More Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of An Epidemic – Anne
Almost three years ago now, I started research for a book called Lyme Disease: Stories from the Front Line of An Epidemic. I started the book because I have Lyme Disease myself. Misunderstood, underfunded and not insurable, Lyme Disease is an orphan disease that has become something of a controversy of our age. Patients of … More Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of An Epidemic – Intro