Take a Bite out of Lyme Disease!

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May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month!

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Vertical

Cypress trees in Santa Cruz Mountains. I’m having one of those Lyme days where it is difficult to stay vertical.  You just never know when it will hit you so hard that you can’t stand up for very long. PJs and Netflix binging: just what the doctor... read more

The Bite

Loki took a bite out of Lyme, long before it was ever a Lyme Disease Challenge! Here he is biting a toy spirochete. I pity the Spirochete that comes in contact with cracker or his George Clooney-chompers!   Flashback Friday when Loki first took a bite out of Lyme.... read more

The Trifecta

Since it is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, Loki would like to do his part in educating on the challenges of treating Lyme disease. Borrelia Burgdorferi (Bb), the pathogen that causes Lyme disease, is both horrifying and fascinating in that it is designed to survive... read more

Nose Nopes

Phantosmia: an olfactory hallucination makes you detect smells that aren’t really present in your environment.  It’s seen in people with Parkinsons disease, schizophrenia, Alzheimer’s and of course Lyme disease. It’s usually an unpleasant smell.  For years as I... read more

Letting Go

A macro view of the Red Bottlebrush tree. A very close visual representation of what it’s like living with Lyme disease. With Lyme, life becomes so focused and minute tossed around with a bit of chaos. Recovery becomes a full-time job with 100% focus. So much so, I... read more

Hello Monday

This face will get me through my day. A long drive to the doctors & the start of another week of IV abx. Mondays always leave me like a zombie. When I get home, Juno will be all smiles and wags but she’ll sense that walks are not in the schedule. Instead,... read more

Rule Breaker

“Don’t shoot down on flowers,” say the experts.  Rule Breaker. I’ve never been fascinated with the California poppy but its bud sure is captivating! Blooming February through September, the Poppy does well in drought-tolerant, well-drained, poor soil. In peak season,... read more

Yodaism

“When you look at the dark side, careful you must be. For the dark side looks back.” ~Yoda read more

Flashback Friday

“Who is Savadear?” is one of my most precious memories of living abroad, before I knew I had been sick with Lyme Disease. It’s a cute story so if you haven’t read it, check it out.  Looking back, I was not only having trouble progressing in... read more

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