Posted on May 19, 2013 in Blog |

Day 19 – May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Things I never thought I would never be doing five years ago:

  1. eating almost all organic food
  2. saying “no” with no guilt
  3. considering coffee enemas
  4. drinking green smoothies
  5. trying to figure out computer software that used to be “simple”
  6. losing so many friends and being ok with that
  7. writing my second book
  8. scheduling laughter time every day
  9. scheduling meditation times
  10. giving presentations about Lyme disease
  11. participating in protest rallies against the Infectious Disease Society of America
  12. taking extra time to play with my puppies because it makes me feel good
  13. eating raw, unfiltered honey daily
  14. surrendering to fatigue without much guilt – coming home from work at 1 pm to rest
  15. laughing louder than I used to because it feels so good to laugh
  16. going without makeup for weeks at a time
  17. figuring out which method is the best way to detox my body – lemon water, Epsom salts, sauna . . .
  18. having two bumper stickers on my car that say “Eat More Kale” and “Sheldon for President”
  19. wearing no jewelry but my wedding band
  20. spending an hour every two weeks dispensing pills
  21. taking 50 pills a day and being grateful for every single one, knowing each has a specific healing task
  22. going low gluten, low dairy, low soy, low sugar; willingly
  23. inviting 100 people with Lyme disease to my house to celebrate our healing
  24. adamantly encouraging people to challenge their physicians and demand the correct testing for Lyme disease and co-infections
  25. Wearing lime green clothing

Co-infections of Lyme: Erlichiosis, Mycoplasma, Bartonella, Babesia,Protomyxzoa Rheumatica, Colorado Tick Fever, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever,QFever