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By Tamara YorkThis article aims to illustrate the ripple effect of Lyme disease, emphasising that while it has negative impacts on one's physical health, there remains significant potential for a positive transformation in one's life.When someone you love has Lyme disease, their whole world is infected in some way.For the ...
Hello everyone,Since this is nearly the end of Lyme Awareness Month worldwide, I’ll share a post. Our family had one member bitten by an infected tick about 25 years ago in Byron Bay, while bushwalking. Within a few days the effects of the bite were felt. Diagnosis for years was ...
By Jane Lockton The Bite In 1993, my husband and I moved to the UK to start an 18-month stay for work and study and of course, as much travel as possible. At the beginning of our stay, we took a trip with friends to Scotland where we spent a ...
Anonymous Lyme Patient Since childhood, I have always had a very inquisitive mind. Later, as an Engineering student and graduate I was always interested, and not surprisingly, in science-based facts, but also paying special attention to the origins of those facts. My Lyme Diagnosis Journey I am convinced that in ...
Words and images copyright Veronique Mead, Chronic Illness Trauma StudiesThis is Laila’s Chronic Lyme Story. I call her story a #Chrillog, which stands for “chronic illness weblogs,” in which we look at our journeys through a nervous system and trauma lens. Laila’s Chronic Lyme Story highlights the commonly overlooked yet ...
By Sue Sherratt Hi, everyone, my name is Sue Sherratt and I live in Sydney, Australia. Due to living with tick-borne disease for many years, I had long felt my life as I once knew it was over. I had resigned myself to spending the rest of my life in ...
By Janet F. Murray Having your dreams cut short due to an illness like Lyme or other tick bite infection is a painful experience for anyone. This pain is even more apparent when you don't know whether your dream is deferred or entirely out of the question. I speak for ...
Living in ‘Nature’s Masterpiece’, The Royal National Park south of Sydney, I had discovered the perfect location as a widowed mother to raise my baby boy into a man. Surrounded by the joy of birdsong, marsupials and an ocean vista, peace would blanket me and my child and sunshine and ...
Love, Hope, Lyme: What family members, partners, and friends who love a chronic Lyme survivor need to know If only every Lyme sufferer had a Fred Diamond in their life. If that was the case, we would all know at least one person who was interested in trying to truly ...
By an Anonymous 15 year old Australian Lyme Patient1. How would you feel if you were completely failed by your own health care system that should be helping you and keeping you safe, yet they do the complete opposite? This is exactly what has happened to roughly 2,000 Australians kids ...
"A clear pathway back to health, and proof that it works"When Canadian-born Aussie, Juliet Wilson finally found the root cause of a lengthy and debilitating health battle, then treated it with great success, she committed to sharing what she had learned with others. 'But You Look Healthy' is her gift ...
By Juliet C Wilson "Neurofeedback is one of my favourite therapies, and I’ve seen it work wonders for Lyme Brain. I have had patients go from only sleeping two hours per night to sleeping full nights after a few sessions of neurofeedback. Others, after years of not feeling creative due ...