I Have Chronic Lyme Disease

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 71 People

    Lyme Disease Bummer

    I never knew I had it. One day, my knee blew up and I went to the doctor. Just had my first child so I was on my knees crawling around with her a lot so we thought I just aggravated my knee. Well 2 years later, it happened again. This time, it was huge and the doctor took out...
    livingandlovinglife livingandlovinglife
    31-35, M
    Nov 16, 2011

    I'm pretty sure I have Lyme Disease.

    .. And after reading everyone's experiences, I am almost positive. I pulled a tick off of me about three years ago and developed the signature Bullseye rash. Unfortunately I did not see a doctor for it because I did not know about the disease at the time. Ever since I've had...
    Efmatthe9 Efmatthe9
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 13, 2014

    I got diagnosed in 2012

    when I lost all feeling in my legs. They did not catch it in time for it to be cured, they tried but failed. I was luckily already seeing a doctor who also specializes in lyme disease before I was even diagnosed. It affects everything and its really hard, the feeling in my legs...
    briannanicolex briannanicolex
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 13, 2015

    I Am A Lymie

    EPĀ  IS NO LONGER Cool
    effensweet effensweet
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Feb 6, 2013

    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

    Lyme Disease Awareness Month

    Important: The author of this article is Marc Merullo. He's also a member of EP (barbermcm). I am one of those who also support awareness of the Lyme Disease, that's the reason for putting this material on EP. Hopefully you'll share the same goal as Marc in spreading awareness...
    AlwaysPreoccupied AlwaysPreoccupied
    26-30, F
    May 23, 2012

    I'm 21. I just found out.

    It's been over 12 years with this disease without knowing. I have complex regional pain syndrome too.
    blondehippie blondehippie
    22-25, F
    Mar 17

    My Brief Lyme Story and What the Gov't Is Not Doing

    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

    Tick Borne Infectious Diseases

    Important: The author of this article is Marc Merullo. He's also a member of EP (barbermcm). I am one of those who supports awareness of the Lyme Disease, that's the reason for putting this material on EP. Hopefully you'll share the same goal as Marc in spreading awareness for...
    AlwaysPreoccupied AlwaysPreoccupied
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 24, 2012

    In 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...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE
    31-35
    Dec 6, 2015

    I wanted to share this.

    Envita Publishes Important Chronic Lyme Disease Treatment Study SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - December 16, 2014) - A revealing new study on chronic Lyme disease treatment and the inherent complexities was just published by Dr. Dino Prato and colleagues from Envita Medical...
    mynameisjeff28 mynameisjeff28
    26-30, M
    Dec 18, 2014

    Don't Let The Lyme Bugs Bite

    Don't Let the Lyme Bugs Bite Many people spend a great deal of time outdoors. Parents take their children out for walks to the local park or around the neighborhood. A next door neighbor might be out cleaning the yard, the mailman delivering mail, the Federal Express truck making...
    AlwaysPreoccupied AlwaysPreoccupied
    26-30, F
    Mar 15, 2012

    I'm writing this just

    because I want to express myself about this bc I hardly even remember my own symptoms or that I'm even sick. It's such a diabolical thing to be as sick as I am to forget I'm sick and being plagued and to think I'm experiencing a bad life and pain and torment. It's difficult to...
    myreality1 myreality1
    36-40, M
    Dec 26, 2015

    No one understands how hard it is

    for me to go to work for 10 hours everyday some days are better then others but when it's bad it's bad I'm tortured the entire day if I can make it and when I finish I have no strength or energy to do anything except lay down I'm damn near killings myself trying to work so hard...
    myreality1 myreality1
    36-40, M
    Jan 19
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