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An Inside View of Midcoast Lyme Disease Support & Education With Paula Jackson Jones

There is no cure for Lyme disease. And there is great controversy and medical division surrounding diagnosis and treatment options. Medical professionals who treat Lyme often don’t work with health insurance, thus treatments and initial testing can become astronomically expensive. There are still many in the medical community at large that won’t even give Chronic Lyme […]

Resolutions and Realizations: The Cost of Living with Lyme Disease

Well, it’s 2017. 2017! I wish there was a way to capitalize numbers. Let’s try this: TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN! How was that? Do you feel the impact of it? The newness of it? It’s that time of the year, the very beginning, when everything feels fresh. You get to do everything for the first time […]

Lyme Warrior: The Revolution and The Fight For Chronic Beauty

The term Lyme Warrior, much like the term Spoonie, has become a household name given to those of us (by us) who suffer from Lyme disease. We call ourselves warriors because having a chronic illness is a battle. Every day, a battle. A long, drawn out, uphill battle that we spend most of our time […]

A Lesson in Lyme: Navigating the World of Treatment

Everybody has their own opinions about what treatment protocol is best, or what they believe is the correct way to treat Lyme disease. This post is not about me pushing my beliefs onto you, but about outlining the different types and some of the most popular forms of treatments to help you better understand the […]

The Unadulterated And Unpleasant Truth About Lyme Disease

As I was beginning my research and gathering information for what will now be my next post (on Lyme treatments and protocols) I realized that some of the information would be much better understood if I first prefaced it with a full Lyme and associated coinfections overview. How fun does that sound? Here we go. […]

A Lesson In Lyme: Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome vs. Chronic Lyme

First off, I’d like to define some things for you all. It is a common misconception that Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome (PTLDS) and Chronic Lyme are the same thing. They are not. PTLDS refers to “A condition that occurs in people who have been successfully treated by antibiotics yet still have symptoms” And Chronic Lyme […]