Posted on Apr 20, 2013 in Blog |

April 20th – I have accepted The Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge to write daily about my disease. #HAWMC @wegohealth I woke up this morning frustrated because the bottom of my feet still hurt when I walk. That’s an old symptom for me; one I had when I had Bartonella; that and itchy ear canals. Weird, huh? But yes, they are both symptoms of Bartonella, a co-infection of Lyme disease; two symptoms that had disappeared the past year and a half until a couple of months ago. So, of course, immediately, I panic and think I have relapsed that. Then I remember that’s the PTSD my physician keeps having to remind me of. So, just move on for now and mention it at the monthly appointment. But it got me thinking . . . It has been 3.5 years since I started treatment. So here are the symptoms I still have but significantly LESS or close to ZERO: Weakened auditory processing Adrenal gland imbalance Back pain Balance Issues Clumsiness Itchy ear canals Sore bottom of the feet Heat sensitivity Joint pain and swelling Memory loss Noise sensitivity Peripheral neuropathy Rashes Thyroid issues And here are the symptoms I DON’T have: Major anxiety Arsenic poisoning Difficulty taking a full breath Blurred vision Persistent, non-productive cough Daytime sleepiness Eczema Loss of executive functioning Unexplained fever, low grade Fine motor skill impairment Gallbladder disease Hair hurting Hair loss Headaches Heart palpitations H. pylori Insomnia Joint stiffness Migraines Pancreatic tumors Plantar fasciitis Ringing in the ears Scalp lesions Misaligned SI joint Recurrent sinus infections Significant muscle twitching Stomach atrophy Teeth dying inexplicably Urinary incontinence Vertigo Word searching I am healing. Share...

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