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The Dangers of Playing Doctor

by Jennifer Crystal Being a Lyme-literate patient doesn’t mean you’re a Lyme-literate doctor. It’s important to know the difference.   Remember the old TV ad where the actor says, “I’m not a doctor, but I …More

Post Traumatic Growth: Reframing the Trauma of ...

by Jennifer Crystal Jennifer Crystal discusses how you can grow from chronic illness trauma and how it can change your life for the better.   After reading one of the most intense chapters of my upcoming memoir—about …More

Should I Tell My Employer I Have Lyme Disease?

by Jennifer Crystal The chronic illness conundrum. When personal issues enter the workplace.   One of the many factors that led to my 2007 relapse was a huge research project I was doing for the …More

Chronic Lyme Disease Series: Kelly’s Story

By Kelly Gibson Reprinted with the permission of itslyme.com #MyLymeLife With modeling, I was on my feet 8-12 hours a day on jobs or running from casting to casting, and was under severe pressure from …More

Lyme Disease: The View from Canada

by Lori Dennis #MyLymeLife Lori Dennis shares insight into the Lyme madness facing Lyme patients in Canada   Ever since my adult son fell ill with Lyme in the fall of 2012 and we were …More

Dear Lyme Warrior … Help!

by Jennifer Crystal EVERY COUPLE MONTHS, LYME WARRIOR JENNIFER CRYSTAL DEVOTES A COLUMN TO ANSWERING YOUR QUESTIONS. HERE ARE HER ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS SHE IS FREQUENTLY ASKED.   Do you have a question for Jennifer? …More

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