What a Difference a Year Makes

From a brief glance, it would appear I was having the time of my life in both of these pictures snapped at Wrigley Field. You see, these pictures only tell a small part of the story. One was taken in the summer of 2017 while the other was taken just a week ago. I desperately … Continue reading What a Difference a Year Makes

Freedom from the Grips of Lyme

You see that girl there in the middle? The one with the smile?!?! The girl who is living life?!? This is a girl who was once overtaken by Lyme disease. ~ Lyme disease. Ughhh. An illness that once ruled every moment of my life. The past few years have been overwhelming with being misdiagnosed, failed … Continue reading Freedom from the Grips of Lyme

Describing the Pain of Chronic Lyme

March 14, 2018...What is the worst pain you have ever experienced? Take that moment of pain that knocks you off your feet, that grinds into every joint and bone in your body, that makes you feel like you could vomit at any second if it continues. Imagine if that pain would creep into your world … Continue reading Describing the Pain of Chronic Lyme

Living with Chronic Lyme

March 1, 2018...The daily struggle I endured with Lyme disease was real. The confusion, sleepless nights, the pain. The tears that were shed behind closed doors. Tears of pain. Tears of frustration. Tears from not understanding. Tears from being scared and overwhelmed. ~ Lyme disease slowly stripped me of my normal reality. The pain became … Continue reading Living with Chronic Lyme

Life with an Illness that Has No Cure

January 5, 2018...Imagine living with an illness that has no cure. An illness that much of the medical community does not understand or acknowledge. Imagine being misdiagnosed for years, yet waking up everyday to the same miserable reality; the reality of feeling like you are knocking on deaths doorstep. 🤷🏻‍♀️ In the following paragraphs, Linsey … Continue reading Life with an Illness that Has No Cure

Warrior

December 21, 2017...Warrior. What does that word mean to you? Do you feel like a warrior? Battling a chronic illness can be draining not only physically but also mentally. The mind games, anxiety, panic, depression can all be so overwhelming. Where do you find the strength to pull yourself out of bed or get yourself … Continue reading Warrior

Final Day of Treatment

December 12, 2017...What a difference a day makes...or maybe a month! ~ Today was my final day of intensive IV therapy. I feel so much better and am thankful for the opportunity I had to receive these treatments. ~ I will have a protocol that I need to follow at home for the next 6 … Continue reading Final Day of Treatment