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In 1995, a young woman discovered a rash that looked strangely like a bull’s eye on her stomach but she ignored it. A few years later she began having pain in her knees, irregular heart beats, ...
by eclift
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Jun 01, 2015 at 06:17 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
MAYDAY! Take A Bite Out of Lyme and Thunderclap for ME/CFS/ME are some of the campaigns occurring in May for NEID awareness. Also new, a major lupus study seeks participants.
by Besame
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
APRIL is U.S. Sexual Assault Awareness Month (see also Panayiota Bertzikis's March 29 diary , the DK House of LIGHTS group, last April'...
by postmodernista
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 06:39 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Well, there is a soap opera feel to this, and chief contributor to this winds up being the disrespect patients with tick-borne illnesses receive. So thanks CDC/IDSA for the extra layer(s) of ...
by lisakaz
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Feb 08, 2015 at 02:32 PM PST with 5 Recommends
While people focus on rising seas and rising temperatures as the globe warms, things are happening here and now with a direct effect on people. Not 50 years from now. Not next century. Now.
by xaxnar
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Sep 23, 2014 at 05:42 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
In the midst of my continued struggle to overcome what to me HAS to revolve around tick-borne illnesses, I fully realize that the lack of a straightforward path affects far more people than myself. ...
by lisakaz
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Aug 21, 2014 at 03:16 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
This entry revolves around the continuing saga of treating my tick-born illness(es) and trying to get to a place of wellness in many respects. I am continuing to see a Lyme Literate MD (LLMD) but ...
by lisakaz
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Jul 10, 2014 at 02:35 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
I have wondered what to write about this journey I am on with DH. How have we done it? Because we had to. This is my Lyme resumé. This is more or less just the facts of my illness since 1995. ...
by Regina in a Sears Kit House
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed May 28, 2014 at 11:22 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
Sometimes, it feels as exciting as watching paint dry, though sometimes accomplishing the smallest things, like sitting in a FIR sauna for 45 minutes, seems like running a triathlon. I cannot ...
by lisakaz
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon May 19, 2014 at 05:45 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
I just discovered a tick on my back, where it has happily been sucking my blood since last Sunday, when I fell while I was hiking in the woods near Williamsburg VA. (Don't ask me how the damn thing ...
by peregrine kate
Comment Count 101 comments on Sun May 04, 2014 at 05:31 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Science and how science should be discussed: Commentary on a fact based science should be fact based. By this I mean don't say "it is fact based" rather make it fact based. Daily KOS has many ...
by infotech
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Feb 28, 2014 at 08:10 AM PST with 5 Recommends
by mettle fatigue
Comment Count 61 comments on Sun May 18, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
This entry marks my third and final installment regarding the book, "Why Can't I Get Better? Solving the Mystery of Lyme and Chronic Disease" by ...
by lisakaz
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Dec 16, 2013 at 02:40 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Since at least one person slammed me for my first diary post, I will post something of current importance to me. Dr. Richard Horowitz wrote a very long book on chronic illness, specifically Lyme ...
by lisakaz
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue Nov 19, 2013 at 07:45 PM PST with 19 Recommends
Two weeks have elapsed, and our adopted shelter dog Logan is settling in nicely. He's getting more accustomed to being around the water, and his coat is morphing from a sandy off-white "shelter color"
by cassandracarolina
Comment Count 98 comments on Mon Sep 16, 2013 at 08:27 AM PDT with 93 Recommends
shanikka's quilt UnaSpenser suffers from autoimmune and neurologic problems as a result of Lyme Disease. This has had a terrible impact on her life, to the point where she now needs weekly IV ...
by Sara R
Comment Count 31 comments on Tue Sep 03, 2013 at 05:01 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
Timaeus' quilt, showing backing Our friend, UnaSpenser, suffers neurologic and autoimmune problems from Lyme Disease. From Wikipedia : Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease in the ...
by Sara R
Comment Count 117 comments on Mon Aug 19, 2013 at 05:02 PM PDT with 86 Recommends
Southern Tick Associated Rash Illness or what the doctor didn't know. Update 3-5-2013 - please see below I got bit Sunday February 17th during a volunteer workday out in the woods pulling ...
by PHScott
Comment Count 54 comments on Mon Mar 04, 2013 at 04:33 PM PST with 43 Recommends
I was listening to Ed Schultz this morning when a man identifying himself as a doctor came on the air and urged that the body of Adam Lanza, the Newtown shooter, be immediately tested for Lyme ...
by RobLewis
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 05:22 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Obama lost the first debate. I don't think that is up for "debate". Obama lost. The next question is why did he lose? Well I think some people would say he was not plussed like Romney was. Obama ...
by themoderateman
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Oct 04, 2012 at 04:20 PM PDT with 11 Recommends