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Tilling Mama

Minneapolis, Minnesota
I am a mom dealing with the ravaging effects of Lyme Disease on my entire family. I am more like Super Woman than Lois Lane, more like Raven than Blossom.  It's who I need to be in this fight.  
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10 Ways to Help an Overwhelmed, Exhausted Mom by Tilling Mama Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease I was inspired by this blog post at Nice Girl Notes . I’ve got my own version. TEN WAYS TO HELP AN OVERWHELMED, TOTALLY EXHAUSTED MOM, even though her situa ... Read on »
30 Days of Blogging – not an Easy Feat! by Tilling Mama Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease It’s May Day! Every year I try to go to the May Day Celebration at Powderhorn Park. It’s a wonderful display of community, but it is one of the least accessible e ... Read on »
40 days and 40 nights. by Tilling Mama Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease My life is so chaotic. I’ve been working on the practice of “one-mindfully” for several months. Trying to slow down my brain and my body and actually see my heart. ... Read on »
8 by Tilling Mama Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease Well, I’m up and at ‘em. Sort of. My bicep muscle is causing me to cry out in pain every time I use it. I have a head cold, that isn’t really a head cold. Yesterday ... Read on »
>, < or = to Courage? by Tilling Mama Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease Life has been super full the past few weeks. With the help of friends and strangers, I put my kids on a plane to Texas for Spring Break. Getting ready was an exhausting ... Read on »
All that I could be blogging about. . . a year end review by Tilling Mama Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease Life is full.  Very full. I could be blogging about tonsils, possible surgery, the search for alternatives. I could be blogging about treating with photons, ... Read on »
And Devil Baby reincarnates. . . by Tilling Mama Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease Those of you who follow my car-free blog, you know about “Devil Baby”. For many months he has been a completely different boy. Not devilish, just fiesty. He dres ... Read on »
And No, It isn’t Munchausen Syndrome by Tilling Mama Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease I went to Physical therapy for a total of 64 sessions at one clinic and about 15 at another over the past year. My locked hip thawed, and my left hip developed an ... Read on »
Another day, same regimen by Tilling Mama Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease Feeling good.  Like the saunas.  Wish I would have a bowel movement though.  I wonder what is up with that.  I am usually quite regular.  I’m not eating much, but t ... Read on »
Are YOU Overwhelmed by me? by Tilling Mama Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease This is more of an inquiry than a post. And trust me, if you are reading this post, it is unlikely that I am talking about you. Really. Unfortunately, this inquiry will ... Read on »
Babesia Blues by Tilling Mama Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease Photo by and of Lisa Lying in bed, wasting the day away is everyone’s dream, right? A day off, a nice little break, a vacation, sure. Day in, day out is ... Read on »
Beauty. by Tilling Mama Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease When we bought our house 2 years ago, July, there were lilies of the valley crowding themselves out under the American Beauty rosebush, a couple of peonies that wer ... Read on »
Becoming The Energizer Bunny by Tilling Mama Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease I had a big a-ha moment tonight. I was too tired to function after my appointment at the Dizzy and Balance clinic. Way too tired. But, if I sit down on the couch to re ... Read on »
Blog This SH*#$ by Tilling Mama Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease Thanks to a dear friend and fellow blogger, I’ve got my fingers on the keys, again. Not that the nudge will get me back to blogging regularly, but today, I will. ... Read on »
Blogging has lost its thrill. . by Tilling Mama Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease So, I know people enjoy reading about my complex and fun filled life, but frankly, I’ve been really tired. And busy. Funerals. Showers. Meeting the school bus. It all ... Read on »
Bullseye. by Tilling Mama Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease Fiesty boy has a nice new bullseye, just inside the crease between his leg and his torso. I plan to single handedly kill all the deer on the fricken planet. ... Read on »
But Your Kids Aren’t THAT Sick, Right? by Tilling Mama Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease I’m losing interest in answering this question. Today, I sat at the LLMD with my kids kids. The little guy was spinning on the doc’s chair in between attempts to catap ... Read on »
Caring Bridge, in partnership with the CDC. by Tilling Mama Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease I know several people with a CaringBridge Site. I even set one up, but I started to think, “who would visit?” All the people who ask us how we are? Well, they know. Al ... Read on »
Cat Scratch Fever. . da, da, da. . .Cat Scratch Fever. . . by Tilling Mama Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease When I hung that picture of Ted Nugent in my 8th grade locker, I never imagined I would later learn he was a Republican. I also never imagined that m ... Read on »
Choosing Legal Guardians by Tilling Mama Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Lyme Disease So, everyone writes a will, right? And, choosing guardians for your kids, you all do it, right? It is often a sister, a brother, a close friend. People say yes, beca ... Read on »