October 2017 on Lyme and bartonella treatment, as well as Lyme-related adventures over the past year, including some angels and events in Washington, Philadelphia, Amsterdam and Ottawa.
Almost 30 Years Ago, The Golden Girls Showed How Nobody Believes Chronic Illness Patients. Nothing Has Changed.
In 1989, Golden Girls TV character Dorothy Zbornak was mocked by doctors for pretending to be ill. She was treated exactly the way Lyme disease patients are treated today–and she was really sick.
A lot of reporters say, “Oh, if you get bitten, you just get treated and it’s fine, right?” Nope. Not that simple.
You think about that, what you believe in. It matters now to you and me, what you believe in.
People keep asking me, “What were your symptoms? How did you know you have Lyme disease?” To say “it’s complicated” is an understatement.
Lyme disease patients are confronted with a complicated version of reality in a number of ways.
Lyme and AIDS have one thing in common: politics.