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Greetings and welcome to my Lyme disease blog, a comfy cozy (and sometimes crazy!) place for cutting-edge information, encouragement and insight into the fastest-growing epidemic disease in the United States. In this blog you will find everything from bug-killing strategies to immune system and hormone help, as well as lifestyle and spiritual suggestions for healing from chronic illness involving Lyme disease. The information contained within this blog is based upon my own healing journey and what I have learned over the past eight years as I have been diligently digging and researching my way back to a better state of health. May you find it to be a source of hope, inspiration and wisdom in your own journey towards wellness.
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Saturday, March 31, 2007
Still, being busy all day long with therapy "have-to's" can be wearing. I don't have any sort of paid profession, yet I don't have much free time. And it's all because of therapy obligations. A healthy person might read this and think, "Well, then, what do you DO with your life?"
Let me preface this answer by stating that I usually get about 14 hours of wake time in my day, since I sleep the other ten hours. And since my brain and body don't function well on most days, it takes me longer than the average human to get things done. So between yoga, body brushing, prayer and visualization therapy, binaural beat CD therapy, enemas, epsom salt baths, fixing nutritious meals, Rifing, doctor appointments, saunas, on-line shopping for supplements, research and all the time that it takes to mix n' match and gobble up those thousand supplements, my hours are filled up.
On days when my symptoms flare strongly, I resent pouring thousands of hours into this routine. With fatigue and pain weighing heavily upon me, and with brain fog as my companion, I wonder at the sense of all the hours seemingly wasted on therapy nonsense.
But then brain fog, fatigue and pain retreat for awhile. And with each day that I am freed from their agonizing presence, the sunshine seems to grow ever warmer, the colors of life ever brighter, and my energy seems to soar a little bit higher. And then the tedium of the regimen dissipates a little, as I realize that in the end, it's all going to be worth it.