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Lindsay

California
  Six months ago, I was diagnosed with Ehrlichea, Bartonella, Babesia, and Chronic Lyme Disease. Currently 19 years of age, I have been sick for an estimated fifteen years. I began blogging as a means to identify with those struggling through similar life lemons; in essence- flavor as... Full Bio
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And Now by Lindsay Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease I can't think tonight. It feels as if my body is caving on itself and I, suffocating under its weight. Though, I am compelled to write. And so, it is. Sifting through ... Read on »
Musings From The Inner Corners by Lindsay Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease I feel compelled to write. I haven't slept well, after dropping The Zyprexa Demon and taking on another- anxiety like you wouldn't believe. I am realizing now that I e ... Read on »
Shots To The Head by Lindsay Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease Cranial pattern, lung pattern, floral pattern, my kitchen table. My hair is falling out again, now surely more than last. We don't know why. We. I feel like my mind is ... Read on »
Hardened by Lindsay Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease It's difficult, these days. Read on »
The Production Must Go On by Lindsay Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease It feels as if the shatter has twisted, metallic in tang. My brain is coming back to me, as if it were always watching, feigning the ever other under duress. It waits. Ye ... Read on »
Currently by Lindsay Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease 1: On a low dose of Augmentyn/ two kinds of silver for a bacterial infection which may or may not have been caused by the tonsillectomy. 2: Taking detox measures into my ... Read on »
Dr. Doctor by Lindsay Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease "For the next three months, I don't want you to do any treatments- you've had the tonsillectomy. You need to recover. From now until then, I want you to live your life." ... Read on »
Down To The Wired by Lindsay Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease I am down to pill nine- just dropped my eight pain killer tablet- and I am feeling dreadful. Surprisingly, the pill I dropped last week was rather simple (vaguely). Here is ... Read on »
Yesterday by Lindsay Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease I'm on the edge- a precipice, a mood swing, and another pill. In two days, day eight of the pain killer cycle, I will reduce the next. I can hardly think as I type this, ... Read on »
Clean by Lindsay Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease I have every urge to clean my body, to maintain habits- the feeling I have when first breaking the skin of the crispest apple. Now, I am sprinting through detox and towar ... Read on »
The Suspense Is Killing Me by Lindsay Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease A quick interruptive sort of post I am currently reducing my addictive medication dosage further- three pills to go and then I am free of the substance. However, matters ha ... Read on »
February by Lindsay Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease Well, herein lies the beauty of another day of wearing pink hearts to the clinic. I am downright overjoyed at the thought. Yes, I am complexly on my own. Newly, in fact- in ... Read on »
Free by Lindsay Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease I've decided to write more regularly, as a sort of commitment. Good for me, good for the universe. Well, maybe just my inner sanctum.... Beautiful and delicate monuments ... Read on »
Moist Towelette by Lindsay Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease I am just starting to enter the realm that was my old self again. My throat is tender when I swallow and even still, I am eating very little. Two days ago meant the victory ... Read on »
Cute Little PANDAS by Lindsay Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease I woke up this morning, and started singing Elliott Smith to myself before I realized: I feel better than I have in a year and a half. I am testing this idea today, but I be ... Read on »
Anew by Lindsay Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease I have been feeling better- took about a week and I am still in recovery/pain, though no longer as debilitated. I don't know why, but when I am just out of harsh pain, I ... Read on »
Pre Psychiatry Update: Day 7 by Lindsay Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease Yesterday, I pushed myself beyond the resource limit I maintained in order to attend an appointment with my naturopath as well as a glutathione push/ vitamin C IV. I did wea ... Read on »
Day 6 Meatloaf Cupcakes by Lindsay Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease Yesterday was a difficult one. My medications were unavailable to me, so I did without. I am certainly better than I was, what felt like yesterday's millennia, though not we ... Read on »
Tonsillectomy Recovery: Vendetta by Lindsay Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease "In fair Verona, where we lay our scene"... Indeed, it's quite a Shakespearean tragedy in my throat- the Luhrman version. I am experiencing sheer pain at this moment. Her ... Read on »