I Have Chronic Lyme Disease and Have Been Disabled Many Years

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    My Brief Lyme Story

    I have been diagnosed with Chronic Lyme since 1993 probably had it since 1991.  I was diagnosed with Lyme Menengitis.  The doctor that finally diagnosed me with it said I had it for at least two years before I was diagnosed.   My white blood cell count was...
    fightingLymesince93 fightingLymesince93
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Jun 4, 2008

    Had It As a Kid...

    When I was in 6th grade (I think...) I was diagnosed with Lyme disease. It started out with just my wrist joint aching but eventually developed to the point where almost my entire arm was paralyzed because of joint pain. Luckily, the meds they gave me stopped it from spreading...
    realitychallenged realitychallenged
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Mar 24, 2008

    Ive Struggled Ove The Past Few Years

    when i was pregnent with my sonny, whos eight now, aftre about 2 mths in the pregnancy i was in abslote agony, couldnt walk was mainly in bed most of the time that seemed to best place for me. as i got bigger, the pain got worse, i cried i tried ocupath which made it worse...
    lindseyjkelly lindseyjkelly
    1 Response Sep 3, 2010

    Maybe You Aren't Amused...

    I actually got out today. My Lyme dr. told me he was going to stop all my meds if I didn't come in. It's been two months, after all, but getting out of bed just sucks so much. So, here I am cuddled up in a jacket and my Old Navy Kids cargos (which I have now gotten so small that...
    messystation messystation
    36-40, F
    1 Response Sep 3, 2010

    Don't Let The Lyme Bugs Bite

    Important: (This story is not mine, it's from my friend Marc Merullo who has a Lyme. Please read and help spread awareness of the Lyme Disease.) Many people spend a great deal of time outdoors. Parents take their children out for walks to the local park or around the...
    AlwaysPreoccupied AlwaysPreoccupied
    26-30, F
    Mar 21, 2012

    I n Australia, Lymes disease is not recognised.

    There is a shoking news article about a lady that went two decades misdiagnosed, BUT after she found out a clinic in Germany that offers. Hyperthermia treatments, she gained her quality of life back, here are the newspaper links: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2845997...
    1 Response Dec 6, 2015
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