We can get so caught up in treatments and pressing forward that the topic of Self-Grief, (the process of grieving your “former” self) is a rarely spoken about issue within the Lyme Disease, Chronic Pain and Illness communities. Many people frequently experience hardship over not feeling like their self that they used to be. They cannot do the same hobbies, have the same friends, etc. However, if you allow yourself to go on this journey of self-grieving; you often will end up learning your own goals and true self better than you ever could imagine.Read More
Many, many moons ago when Lyme Warrior was born… ok fine, a year ago, Lauren, founder of Lyme Warrior, began sewing together bits of various green fabrics to create quilted pillows that would hold more meaning to one then just comfort.Read More
Opossums are here to help us though! These marsupials are opportunistic feeders and omnivores. They spend a lot of time foraging in tall grassy areas at night and end up with many ticks in their fur. They are thorough groomers that can even groom their faces in the same manner as cats. They consume 90-95 percent of the ticks found on their bodies which can be as many as 4,000 a week according to the National Wildlife Federation's blog. Can you see why he's Lyme Warrior's superhero and unofficial mascot?Read More
You hear these words used every day and for many reasons. Anyone struggling with anything hears them: trouble with a subject in school, with a sport, a relationship, a new and unfamiliar task, virtually anything. As a medical professional, I used to say them to my patients every day for a number of reasons as well.
Ever since my Lyme Diagnosis, these words have taken on a whole new meaning, something bigger, with much more meaning than I have ever thought that they could be. Even more so than myself sometimes!Read More
Everybody’s heard of the red solo cup, made infamous by the Toby Keith song of that title. The song extolls the virtues of the ubiquitous red plastic cup found at all events involving drinking alcohol and brings to mind fun, care-free times. But I've found a cup that kicks red solo to the curb!Read More