Yearly Archives: 2017

Keep It Simple: You’re Just Tired

by Jennifer Crystal Fatigue is such a central part of Lyme disease that it can be easy to overlook. Don’t.   Recently I was on the phone with a friend telling her my woes. Angst …MORE

A Matter of the Heart

by Jennifer Crystal Lyme carditis: When it comes to maladies of the heart, don’t overlook Lyme disease and its co-infections.   In the summer of 1999, after studying abroad in Paris, I backpacked with a friend …MORE

How to Be Your Own Health Detective

by Kerry J. Heckman #MyLymeLife Getting an accurate Lyme diagnosis can take years. With poor diagnostic tools and limited support patients are often forced to be their own health detectives. Here are six tips to …MORE

Groundhog Day: Casting a Shadow on Lyme Disease

by Jennifer Crystal The repetitiveness of living with Lyme disease can feel like Groundhog Day, over and over again.   When I was studying in France, I had dinner with my landlady on Groundhog Day. …MORE

Dreaming of Better Days

by Susan Pogorzelski #MyLymeLife Do you dream of the day when rest is a choice, not a need? And when your friends and family truly understand the toll that Lyme disease takes on your body …MORE