A friend who has battled the same illness as I do for over a decade called me and asked if I ever feel like a loser because I do not do anything, as it is something she struggles with. Fighting for your life does not qualify as doing nothing with your life in any way, … Continue reading Enduring Darkness
Mental pain is quite different from physical pain, and if you are anything like me, you have felt its presence intensely .....It flows into your chest and tightens your muscles with the sorrow and heartbreak stemming from over 600 Saturday nights spent alone within the same four walls....Tweet Mental pain is quite different from physical … Continue reading Mental Pain from Weekends Alone: The “Gap”
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.
Memory and cognitive dysfunction from chronic Lyme disease and Lyme disease co-infections can be severe. Once the infections have invaded the brain and central nervous system they are capable of causing numerous cognitive deficits, including short and long term memory loss, difficulty retaining new information, compromised ability to read and write, an inability to make … Continue reading Herbs and Supplements for Memory and Cognitive Support During Lyme Treatment
The world constitutes strength as possessing physical power, societal power, and financial power. In illness, we learn great insight and wisdom on this subject. We learn what most do not learn until they are elderly. Strength has nothing to do with muscles, fame, or fortune. It has everything to do with facing unimaginable heartache after … Continue reading Fearless Healing: Finding Strength Within Weakness