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Something that is hard to avoid when dealing with a sickness or any hardship in life is letting it take over and consume your whole life.  717 more words


Relationships and sickness

One of the more depressing aspects of Lyme Disease is the lack of support from people you previously considered to be your friend. This isn’t exclusive to Lyme Disease (this happens with any hardship people face) but the difference with Lyme vs any other illness is that most people don’t know anything about Lyme or they just write it off as the ‘disease that makes your joints hurt.’ Most normal people don’t know just how bad Lyme can be and I think that can hurt the relationships people suffering with Lyme have. 621 more words



Ticks are small ARACHNIDS in order parasitiformes. Along with mites, they constitute the subclass acarina. Ticks are ectoparasites living in the hematograph on the blood of mammals, bird, and sometimes reptiles and amphibians (Wikipedia) 543 more words

Who You Are

Our dog Buddy has been so sick, literally at death’s door, and it could have been avoided – which is a terrible thing, not only to admit to, but to live with. 1,167 more words

Look What Love, Prayers, Donations Did ... Created a Miracle

Look What Love, Prayers, Donations Did … Created a Miracle

By Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka Granny Gee/aka @GeeGranny on Twitter

Precious Camo … Camie

Photos are all owned by me, Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka Granny Gee.   1,108 more words


Vietnam War Dogs and an Unknown New Disease

Most physicians are aware of the many medical advances developed by Army Medicine during wartime that are subsequently applied to patient care in the civilian realm. 2,305 more words

August 1972 - My Lyme Story begins, I just don't know it yet

My grandparents celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary in August, 1972.  To celebrate, my mother, her sisters, and brother hosted an open house for them on a Sunday afternoon.   1,168 more words