Thought point: On Coming Out With Tickborne Illness to Healthcare Professionals

As I drove to my dental cleaning appointment earlier this week, I thought ahead to the questions that I knew would be coming from the dental hygienist: Any changes to your health? Are you on…

Thought Point: Am I lazy?

Illness or not, there’s a limit to how much energy an individual can have. There’s only so much you can do over the stretch of a day, and at some point you’ll have to drop…

Overwhelmed on the last day of the long weekend

I’m sitting here right now in a Second Cup (Canadian coffee chain) just feeling dumpy and frustrated with myself. The intention today was to come here and work on my blog (revamping the look, writing…

Well, crap. It really IS Borrelia. And Ehrlichia. And Anaplasma.

Borrelia burgdorferi Full Antigen: 1 SI. Borellia burgdorferi OSP-Mix: 1 SI. Borrelia burgdorferi LFA-1: 1 SI. The results of the Elispot tests indicate no current cellular activity against Borellia burgdorferi. — Borrelia miyamotoi Elispot: 4…

May 2017 Trip to the Open Medicine Institute: Midtrip Check-in

One more sleep until it’s time to head back home to Canada from sunny California! It’s been a positive and productive week here; despite the high expense to do this trip (eeeep high lab test…

Got Lyme?

I’m in one of those moods right now where little things that shouldn’t annoy me are getting to me, I wish I had gone to bed earlier but couldn’t because I left packing to the…