Gastro appointment fail

Last week I had my Gastroenterology Appointment at the hospital. This was way over due because for unknown reasons I received two appointment cancellations by post and then each time I had to be put back on the waiting list. Yeah that’s right, no skipping that appointment queue even when you have already been at…

I’m Back!

HELLO! It makes me so happy to be finally sitting here and writing a blog post after what has been way too long of an absence! Firstly, I am so sorry for the radio silence, it literally feels like forever! What was meant to be a mini blogging break turned into 3 years of no…

I made it home…finally!

Back in November last year (2015), it was finally time to head back the UK after a long 8 months in California having intensive medical treatment for this Chronic and life alliterating ¬†illness; Lyme Disease. Packing was a mission to say the least, with approximately 20 kg of Medication and IV supplies! There were spreadsheets,…

July – August 2014

I begin with looking back to the summer months this year as my treatment continued. I was put on a number of different antibiotics as my infection load was still very high and I was still battling Lyme and co-infections. This included Doxycycline, Septra, Malarone, Tinidazole and Valtrex. Although antibiotics were key, the herbals have…

“You look well”… Life with an invisible illness

96% of Chronic Illness is invisible… But just because a persons illness is invisible it doesn’t mean they are. It reminds me of a well known saying ‘never judge a book by its cover’. Looks can be deceiving, and this quote is so fitting when it comes to life with Lyme. Don’t get me wrong,…

Reflecting in the Home-Land

I know I am still sick but this past week since being back home from the USA, I just feel a massive amount of determination to not let this disease win. Right now I am so grateful for even the simple things in life and I just feel lucky to be alive and kicking even…