We’re Our Own Bullies

Some time ago I came across a video that was shared on Facebook. The title was "Best Friends Get Brutally Honest About Their Bodies" and I was intrigued. These two friends wrote down what they don't like about their bodies and were then asked to read their lists of thoughts out loud to each other.… Continue reading We’re Our Own Bullies

advocacy · Lyme Disease

Why I Write What I Write

"Do what you love and you'll never have to work a day in your life." We've all heard that phrase before, especially in our high school years when we're expected try and tease out what we might want to do for the rest of our lives from the tangle of interests, strengths, education, and hobbies… Continue reading Why I Write What I Write

Lyme Disease · Medical

New Chapter in Lyme Treatment

"What is happening?" "I'm being a superhero." "Ok..." "There is a scientific study that shows that if you stand like this, in superhero pose, for just five minutes before a job interview or a big presentation or a really hard task you will not only feel more confident, you will perform measurably better." "Seriously?" "Seriously."… Continue reading New Chapter in Lyme Treatment

Lyme Disease · Medical

Why Lyme Is Hard To Treat: Part One

Before being diagnosed with Chronic Lyme disease I'll admit that I didn't know much, if anything, about it. What little I did know was that it was a tick borne illness, often presents with joint pain, and a classic sign was a bull eye rash. I had no idea that those symptoms aren't always present,… Continue reading Why Lyme Is Hard To Treat: Part One