Journey Through Pain: Distinguishing Between What Matters and What Doesn’t

While enduring a pain filled night induced by the full moon of 2014, along with Bartonella and many other factors, I decided to do something different. Rather than worry about the fact that I must sleep in order to heal, I decided to use it as an opportunity. Either way, I was up with insomnia, … More Journey Through Pain: Distinguishing Between What Matters and What Doesn’t

New Book on Lyme and Cannabis: ‘Cannabis for Lyme Disease and Related Conditions: Scientific Basis and Anecdotal Evidence for Use’

My new book Cannabis for Lyme Disease and Related Conditions: Scientific Basis and Anecdotal Evidence for Medicinal Use is now available. You can learn more about it and read excerpts, table of contents, and more at http://www.cannabisforlyme.com. You can get a print copy of the book and/or an eBook via BioMed Publishing’s website (www.cannabisforlyme.com,www.lymebook.com) or Amazon (http://www.amazon.com/Cannabis-Lyme-Disease-Related-Conditions/dp/098824375X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1427499855&sr=1-1&keywords=shelley+m.+white). Taken from … More New Book on Lyme and Cannabis: ‘Cannabis for Lyme Disease and Related Conditions: Scientific Basis and Anecdotal Evidence for Use’

You Want to Try Cannabis for Lyme, but Are Hesitant Because It Gives You Anxiety -and Rightfully So…

Growing up, I strongly detested recreational use of marijuana because, simply put, it made me freak out. For the life of me, I could not comprehend how people enjoyed being under its influence, as it had proven an awful experience for me. I would get massive anxiety, paranoia, and leg twitching. Of course, my paranoia … More You Want to Try Cannabis for Lyme, but Are Hesitant Because It Gives You Anxiety -and Rightfully So…

Chlorella: A Natural Alternative to Cholestyramine

A few months ago, I began taking Cholestyramine   Initially, promising results manifested, clearing up my daily dreaded evening brain fog. As time went on, though, I came to equally dread taking it along with the two hours after doing so, because it put me in an incredible about of pain. The LLMD who prescribed … More Chlorella: A Natural Alternative to Cholestyramine

Accepting Your Diagnosis: How a Little Denial Can Be Healthy

“Accept your diagnosis. It is not healthy to live in denial.” Upon diagnosis, we begin to hear such statements quite often. While they may stem from good intentions, they often irritate us by making us feel misunderstood. This is normal for both parties involved, both the attempting helper and the unsuccessfully helped. Oddly, we receive … More Accepting Your Diagnosis: How a Little Denial Can Be Healthy

The Toll Chronic Illness Takes on Relationships

Whether we want them to or not, our relationships with our loved ones change dramatically throughout the course of chronic illness including our relationships with friends, family members, and/or romantic partners. Sometimes, we lose all. Sometimes, we grow closer to all. Better yet, sometimes we keep the good and let go of the bad. Unfortunately, … More The Toll Chronic Illness Takes on Relationships