Lessons from a Lymie!

Before we start today, let me toss out my little disclaimer:  The information found here is not a substitute for medical care.  You should always consult a qualified physician regarding any of your healthcare concerns. Thank you for reading last week's posts regarding my experience with Lyme Disease.   I can't begin to tell you how … Continue reading Lessons from a Lymie!

Lyme Disease Part IV: Finding Normal Again

Continued from my previous posts:  Lyme Disease I, Lyme Disease II, and Lyme Disease III. Sickness and deterioration had become the new norm for me. It had been so many years since I had been normal that I plum forgot what normal actually felt like. But that would soon begin to slowly change. There are … Continue reading Lyme Disease Part IV: Finding Normal Again

Lyme Disease Part III: Rock Bottom

A continuation of my previous posts Lyme Disease Part I and Lyme Disease Part II. With one year of care with my "alternative" practitioner under my belt,  good things were happening.  I had more energy, could breathe better, and was gaining back some of my lost cognitive skills.  My twice weekly appointments were reduced to … Continue reading Lyme Disease Part III: Rock Bottom

Lyme Disease Part II: The Depressed Hypochondriac

A continuation from my previous post: Lyme Disease Part I:The Slow Deterioration.... With my health slowly deteriorating over the span of seven years, I had visited my primary care physician more then a few times.  However, seeing his wife in clear distress, my husband requested that I return back to the doctor for yet another … Continue reading Lyme Disease Part II: The Depressed Hypochondriac

Lyme Disease Part I: The Slow Deterioration

If you read my last post regarding seasons, you may remember that I mentioned my utter dislike of ticks.  I'm not sure that anyone is particularly fond of ticks, but I have what may be categorized as a hatred for the little buggers.  If any of you have had the unfortunate experience to hike or … Continue reading Lyme Disease Part I: The Slow Deterioration

Seasons

Our family is a winter lovin' bunch of people. We'll take snowpants over swimsuits, icicles over ice pops, and cold, rosy cheeks over hot, sunburned shoulders any day of the week! But, I will say, there's no doubt that this winter has been harsh. Between the consistent, brutally cold temperatures and the icy tundra that … Continue reading Seasons

The $20 Challenge: Never Too Young!

With the first two rounds of The $20 Challenge completed and recorded as successes, my youngest son of ten years old, stepped up for his turn in the ring. He had planned his menu weeks in advance. He couldn't wait to create his favorite meal: cheeseburgers and potato salad. I had approached my son two … Continue reading The $20 Challenge: Never Too Young!