I have been getting a lot of messages with questions about our experience at the klinik, so I have merged them into one place here with all of the answers! It is also on the Stuck in the Lymelight Facebook page under notes. I will do another document as I get more questions too. How… Continue reading FAQ
Im going to preface this post by giving a disclaimer. There may be a lot of typos and grammatical errors as I’m typing through tears. I didn’t realize until this morning that I have been holding my breath for the last four months. I felt great, but there was always that “What if” lingering somewhere… Continue reading Results
The article below made me think of one of the big culture shocks we experienced at the Klinik. They don’t wear gloves when inserting cannulas, or changing IVs. Does that freak you out? It TOTALLY did me! I had already dealt with getting a staph infection from my PICC line insertion last July so… Continue reading Culture Shock
Chloe and I have an appointment this afternoon to get retested for lyme. I’m ridiculously nervous but also really excited. You know what they say, the proof is in the pudding! I have gotten one test since returning from Germany that has given me something to be excited about- the D Dimer test. I have… Continue reading Today is a big day!
Please, Please, Please do not attempt hyperthermia on your own, or under the care of an unlicensed professional. I have read about many lyme sufferers attempting to raise their body temperature through saunas, etc. Infrared saunas are great in assisting with the detox process but they are in no way safe or effective means for… Continue reading An important announcement
Quite a few fellow lymies are heading to the klinik in the next few months. I am putting together an English speaking patient’s guide that gives all the information I wish we had before heading over there. You know, all of the little details to make things go a little smoother and the patient more… Continue reading A tour of the Klinik!
Tonight I did the Lyme Disease Challenge. Take a bite out of lyme and share a fact. I shared that 50% of Lyme sufferers do not even remember being bit. You don’t have to pull a tick off of you to get lyme. Those little lyme infested bugs are sneaky!! Knowledge is the most… Continue reading The Lyme Disease Challenge