Enduring Darkness

Enduring Darkness

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, [...]

Emotional Numbness: The Difference Between “Depression” and “Lyme Depression”

Emotional Numbness: The Difference Between “Depression” and “Lyme Depression”

There is severe depression, and then there is Lyme depression -which, for many with Lyme, is not actually depression at all. It is emotional numbness but they do not know how to describe it, much less care to whilst in a numb state. So when they see they their Lyme specialist or any other doctor [...]