Remember when you were little, alone in the dark, and a startling noise rattled you to your core? …convincing you a monster or ghost was only moments away from plunging out of your closet door to attack you or drag … Continue reading Lyme Disease and Fear: The Only Way out Is Through
Chronic illness can be lonely and isolating. It is not uncommon to lose friends due to chronic illness, but you also forge new relationships with other people dealing with similar issues as yours. Continue reading Lyme and Friendships: A Fresh Perspective
Loneliness leads to disease. Disease leads to isolation, and thus loneliness. It’s a catch 22. What can we do? Continue reading Loneliness and Health: Loneliness Causes Illness, but Illness Causes Loneliness …So What Can We Do?
HEADS UP: This is completely unedited and taken from my personal journal and was **WRITTEN AWHILE BACK**. Nonetheless, the fundamental message still rings true. Although I am not as deep in the dark waters of “PANS”, I am still wading … Continue reading Life After Lyme When A Co-Infection Gives You PANS/PANDAS : Being An Adult With PANS, No Longer Pretending You Are Perfect Out Of Fear of People Thinking You Are Crazy , & Becoming Comfortable Being Uncomfortable
In an effort to understand what it would be like to be the healthy partner in a relationship with a person with a chronic illness, I decided to step back one day and objectively look at the situation as best … Continue reading Relationships & Illness: Exploring Our Partner’s Pain
Millions of people struggle with falling asleep or staying asleep. If you’re one of them, you’ve probably already read a lot of advice and tried numerous products. Still sometimes it probably feels like something is missing or that nothing works. … Continue reading 8 Tips to Try For Better Sleep TONIGHT