Have you ever had brain fog so bad that it was difficult to read and comprehend what you just read? Brain fog is a common problem for those with chronic illnesses, like Lyme disease, and can be mild to severe and can also wax and wane. Brain fog can make it almost impossible for you […]
Have you ever wondered if your house was making you sick? What would you do? It’s certainly not possible to pick up and move every time you discover something unhealthy about your home. Fixing the cause of mold, bacteria or other toxins could cost you thousands of dollars and sometimes, the problems aren’t fixable. A […]
Migraines can cause severe pain with throbbing on one side of the face. Sometimes they’re accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and sound. If you get migraines it’s just as important to learn how to recover from them as it is to prevent or treat them.
My family and I first began treatment with Dr. Soliman in 2014 for our chronic tick-borne infections. We quickly learned that Lyme disease and the few co-infections that we were diagnosed with were not the only issues affecting our health and immune system. Furthermore, the damaging effects of
Words can be devastating! They can hurt, wound and destroy. Words carelessly spoken to someone with Lyme disease can devastate an already devastated person. When I was sick with Lyme disease I experienced the wounds of words spoken without thought or care. These words were often spoken in a
Budgeting your energy is not the same thing as managing your time. While we all need to manage our time wisely those of us with chronic illness don’t have the luxury of knowing exactly how much usable time we’ll have in a given day. That’s why I prefer to budget my energy each day.
Today is August 25th and this day is quite significant in my Lyme journey. It’s the anniversary of my Lyme diagnosis.
I have been so deeply touched over the past few weeks by the many private messages I’ve been getting checking in on me and asking how I’m feeling. I’m convinced I have the best blog readers around!
Do you ever feel like living with a chronic illness is a long drawn out journey with no end in sight? When there’s no purpose it’s hard to find joy to keep going. Physical pain and difficult circumstances keep us focused on ourselves and oftentimes we miss the scenery. To throw in a visual I […]
Steps You Can Take to Keep Your Marriage Strong Recently, I read an article that stated nearly half of all Americans live with chronic illness of some sort. Astonishingly, over 75% of marriages that are affected by chronic illness end in divorce. Spouses who are caregivers are 6 times more likely to suffer from depression.