Post# 9 This afternoon there was a loud rapping at our apartment door. 2 dark brown heads showed in my peep hole, but I knew there were more. The neighbor kids wanted to know if today was a good day for them to come inside and play. Yesterday had not been a good day, I … Continue reading Of Beads & Sparrows
Post #8 The kids in my neighborhood are convinced that I am pregnant because I have to nap and rest so much. I am not. But apparently it’s not what you know but what you don’t know that’s important. They tell me, “You could be and you just don’t know it yet. Because you never … Continue reading Lyme Morning Sickness
Post #7 My husband and I have made developed a habit. It’s the most wonderful thing. We take our Saturdays very seriously. As often as possible we keep the morning, if not the whole day unscheduled. We sleep in as long as we want and start the morning slowly, lazily, and deliciously. An ideal Saturday … Continue reading Saturday Mornings
Post #6 O baby. I love chicken roast. Today was shopping day. I am stocked up on eggs, organic butter, bacon, coffee, cream, and fresh produce. I came across this little guy here in the organic meat section…. darned if he wasn’t $5-7 more than I was expecting… but I needed him. Now that he’s … Continue reading Chicken Roast and Bone Broths
Post #5 So, about those blood tests I had this morning… I realize that the stab wound doesn’t look like much but I can assure you there was a pitchfork in my arm for the better part of 5 minutes. OK, focus on the pitch fork emphasis. I’m not a wimp, but that was about … Continue reading “The $900 Date”
Post #4 I have to take a blood test. Let me rephrase that. I have to sit quietly in a chair and allow some scrub-clad person to stab me and then withdraw from me fluids that my body worked long and hard to produce. Those fluids are mine. I dislike having them sampled. The situation … Continue reading Blood Tests make me Hangry.
Post #3 Lyme patients deal with Herxheimers, or the “Die Off” from endotoxins and dying spirochetes….. blah, blah, the bad bacteria bugs. It seems a bit counterproductive, but this strong reaction is actually beneficial as it signals the body’s own immune system has stepped in and is joining in the fight. But it hits ya … Continue reading Herxing…