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Adventures in Neurology

As a patient with neurological symptoms from Lyme Disease, such as brain fog, memory problems, difficulty with communication/word-finding, neuropathy (nerve pain), and drooping face, I have had two MRIs of my brain to check for any damage. 590 more words

17. Did Stalin’s mum eat cake?

Last week was one of landmarks. We had our twenty-week scan and I turned, older. What a wonderful birthday present to have a tour of our baby’s organs! 830 more words

Another Day in the Lyme Life

Antibiotic pulsing continues. It feels like a productive path. I have very defined herxheimer reactions during week 1, then gradually feel better, typically ending with a stretch of feeling good, or even great, during week 3. 338 more words

You drive me crazy!

I have a complicated relationship with my driving licence.

Some people may feel like that’s an odd statement to make about an inanimate object, but bear with me. 738 more words

Chronic Illness

16. A surprising Spring story...

My dearests, I apologise for my tardy blog post. I promise I didn’t forget about you, I just needed to wait for the right time – I needed to find the right words. 759 more words

Thank you laurelwolfelives for nominating me, my first blog nomination!!!

the rules

  • This challenge is for five days. On each day, name a positive talent that you have and tell us why it’s such a great thing!
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P-p-p-pulse it

I’ve been back on antibiotics for about two months now. I started out with daily rifampin and azithromycin. A month ago, due to an interaction issue, we switched out the zith for minocycline. 602 more words