The a Emotional Ups and Downs of Lyme, you are not Alone

My Color Is Lyme

This is a re-post from May, but it is so relevant to the journey of the Lyme sufferer. When you are so ill that you are barely functioning you literally just live life day to day, because that is all you can handle, I call it survivor mode. When in survivor mode you ignore all the “big” things…all the things that normal people are out there doing because it is just too much, and too painful. So what happens when you start to feel a little better? You realize how much older you are, how many years this disease has eaten away, how very lonely and single you are (at least me), and that your youth was eaten by bacteria…literally. 

   I am in NO way ungrateful, but the emotional toll of Lyme can be equally if not more of a trial than the illness itself. That said, here is…

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