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 – Jesse H.

Jesse speaks::: As far back as my teenage years (early 1980’s) I remember feeling “sickly” & having mental confusion. In my early 20’s these things got worse & I wondered if I was going crazy. Landed a career as a jeweler in a jewelry store setting stones, soldering gold- jewelry repair. I would have outbursts of anger … More Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of an Epidemic – Jesse H.

Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of An Epidemic –Tammy S.

(In her own words, editted for spelling and grammer) Our story started over fourteen years ago. My husband is a home builder, avid fisherman and loves to be outside. In his early 40’s he started to have massive joint pain, then the headaches would begin. On two separate occasions, we ended up in the ER … More Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of An Epidemic –Tammy S.

Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of An Epidemic – Jordan A.

(with permission) Hello, my name is Jordan A. I grew up in a small town in Minnesota. When I say small town I am talking graduation class had 21 people in it. I checked out the population census the other day and it was a little under 400. Grew up like anyone else in the … More Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of An Epidemic – Jordan A.

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 – Alison E.

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.

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 –Debbie F

In her own words. (With permission.) ***** Debbie F. LD’s slow but steady ride in my body I was just diagnosed with Lyme Disease after 30 years of symptoms. When I was in 10th grade, just 15 years old, I noticed a round rash on my right arm. I went to the doctor and was … More Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of An Epidemic –Debbie F

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.

12+ Reasons Why I Don’t Like Facebook Anymore

Well, this will probably get me unfriended. How mortifying. 🙂 My reasons for quitting Facebook are numerous. It’s a distracting time suck. I am far more productive when I am not using it. I am a professional and published author who writes basically NOTHING when Facebook is available to me but who rather spends large … More 12+ Reasons Why I Don’t Like Facebook Anymore