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Lyme and Children

About Lyme and Children Your Lyme Voice

September 15, 2014 (The following article was written for Lymedisease.org) The CDC says that Lyme disease is most common among boys aged 5-19. This age group is affected at three times the average rate of all other age groups. Around 25% of all reported cases are children. Children with Lyme disease have special issues. Since […] Read more…

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Live like you are “ALIVE”

Live LIke You Are Alive All About Lyme Voice

July 18, 2014 Tim McGraw sings a song called Live like you were dying. It is a great song about loving more, exploring areas in your life that you had previously put on the back burner, and utilizing your last months of life. I have thought over that song many times in the last several […] Read more…

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8 months post-treatment: The cost of your “life” education

Your Lyme Voice Cost Of Life Education

May 18, 2014 “If you think education is expensive, try ignorance”-Dereck Bok I was doing some writing for my upcoming blog post for the NM Fiesta project (my 15 hour a week gig, working with post adoptive families in Rio Rancho). I was using my Microsoft office dictionary to look up the synonyms for the […] Read more…

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8 months post-treatment: Independent Living

8 months post treatment independent living lyme voice

April 22, 2014 It is amazing what you can get done when you aren’t dying. I can accomplish more by 9am, than I was able to do in an entire day. And I functioned that way for years and years, every step and motion cost me precious energy that I did not have. Now as […] Read more…

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6 months post-treatment for Lyme disease at Shea Medical

Lyme Voice 6 Months Post Treatment for Lyme

April 21, 2014 I have my comfy yoga pants on in anxious anticipation of spending the evening with my kids at Gravity park! And yes, I do plan on jumping. I don’t know for how long, but I’m jumping. I’ve been on the trampoline in our yard more recently and haven’t had any issues or […] Read more…

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4 Months Post-treatment

Your Lyme Voice 4 Months Post Treatment

January 3, 2014 Just recently saw my Facebook “year in review” for 2013. Ugh, it was painful to watch. All the photos of my kids were from other people. One, I couldn’t hold a camera. Two, I couldn’t watch my own kids for most of the year. 2014 is already shaping up much better. I […] Read more…

Slowly returning to normal…3 months post-treatment

Lyme Voice slowly returning to normal

December 9, 2013 The only thing better than having a handicapped parking pass at my disposal, is NOT needing to use it! Yeah that’s right, I felt so good walking across the Costco parking lot I actually jogged (for 10 seconds) Yeah Baby!     Read more…

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Being HOME, a difficult transition…

Being Home A Difficult Transition Your Lyme Voice

September 11, 2013 I’m trying to follow Dr. orders by staying still, but also merging back into my role as mom and wife, please give me time (mostly I’m saying this to myself). I’m still very much in the “winter” of this disease, and what I hope is the “spring season” is still around the […] Read more…

Being Home…Day one

being home day one lyme voice

September 9, 2013 As I write, I sit at home in my bed, my Mom got the kids off to school this morning, and I’m struggling to wrap my head around being home. My health protocol is 2 weeks of strict bed rest, followed by another 6 weeks of constant and mandatory rest with 15 […] Read more…

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Coming HOME after 8 weeks of Lyme Treatment at Shea Medical

coming home after 8 weeks of treatment at SHEA Medical Lyme Voice

September 8, 2013 I have hesitated to write since being home. I have been on such an emotional roller coaster over the last 6 months, I wanted my words to be wise and felt like I was struggling with so much grief it was hard to analyze my words. However, during this short journey I […] Read more…

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