desentisizing pain

Struggling for Normalcy …

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I sat last night at an end of the year banquet for Dereck and the R4 Robotics team. They have achieved so much in so many areas. They had a very moving slide show that encompassed the last  four years of the team. Even though Dereck is younger than many of the core team members. […] Read more…

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…

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…

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…

Thoughts on coming home…

All About Thoughts On Coming Home Your Lyme Voice

  September 5, 2013 Coming home means facing my frailties. While it is true that I have been living with illness and it’s frailties for many years, in my head it was always temporary. When I get over this car accident, then I’ll be able to pursue this and that. I was in hindsight a […] Read more…

Living in AZ and Starting My 8 Weeks of Lyme Treatment at Shea Medical

living in AZ starting my 8 weeks treatment at Shea Medical lyme voice

August 7th,2013 – As a longtime fan of Hoarders, it doesn’t take a psychology degree to realize that most hoarding tendencies began after a traumatic event in that person’s life. Willing, yet helpless family members vividly recount years of “normalcy” washed away after great loss or change that the hoarder is unable to cope with […] Read more…

One Month into my Lyme Treatment at Shea Medical

All About One Month Into My Treatment

August 6, 2013 Hello Friends-Quick update. I have steadily improved since arriving at Shea Medical about a month ago. I was unable to walk (beyond a couple of steps) and I have been up and walking for about the last 10 days. I only go between the clinic and the house but that is a […] Read more…