Surviving Lyme Disease

It was the scariest health crisis I’ve ever had, and I’m still left frightened over the longterm outcome. The disease must have crept up on me, covertly and sneakily, without any of my conscious awareness — because I did not see it until Stage 3, when the bacteria had already attacked my joints to theContinue reading “Surviving Lyme Disease”

Rheumatoid / health update

I saw a rheumatologist for the first time today. I booked my appointment a couple months ago, and today was finally the day. 😬 I explained to the nurse how I’ve had debilitating joint pain and swelling come and go in different areas for the past year and a half. At first she seemed dissuasiveContinue reading “Rheumatoid / health update”

My autoimmune disease diagnosis

I went to the doctor on Monday, and was told that I have an autoimmune disease called Rheumatoid Arthritis. I am taking further steps to get blood work done to try and figure out for sure what is going on, and where to go from here. My head is boggled with a ton of informationContinue reading “My autoimmune disease diagnosis”

Mystery Monday ~ dancing mania

Perhaps the strangest plague of them all is dancing mania, which mainly broke out in Europe between the 14th and 17th centuries. The outbreak has been documented and known to have affected thousands of people of all ages. Those who are infected with the mysterious disease are overcome with an urge to start dancing, keepContinue reading “Mystery Monday ~ dancing mania”