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16 05, 2017

Blueberry Oat Muffins – Lyme friendly Recipe – and I’m BACK!

By |May 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hey guys! Danielle here. So, last you heard we announced our pregnancy with TWINS! I'm happy to report that they are here and healthy and happy and beautiful. We named them Desmond and Sawyer and believe it or not I carried them almost full term. They were both over 6 pounds. But incase you were [...]

14 05, 2016

Another Lyme Pregnancy!

By |May 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

So remember how I had all these goals of posting so many posts each week and keeping this site up to date? Well, we've been pretty busy. We put our house on the market, sold it 9 days later, moved into our inlaws, are in the process of building a house, and recently found out [...]

4 01, 2016

Happy New Year 2016!

By |January 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hey everyone! HAPPY NEW YEAR! I am so excited to start a new year here at Surviving Lyme Disease. Last year we barely got our feet wet here on the site, and this year I have BIG PLANS! So, in typical new years fashion, I present Surviving Lyme Disease's NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS: 1. Grow our [...]

17 12, 2015

When and if you should get pregnant after Lyme

By |December 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When Clay and I graduated college, we both got jobs. We bought a house. And we figured, let's have a baby too! So we started trying. We tried for over a year, and nothing happened. What appeared to be a great trial at the time, turned out to be a great blessing. Because what we [...]

10 12, 2015

How minimizing stress is key to fighting Lyme Disesase

By |December 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment

One of the biggest lifestyle changes that helped us get better was eliminating stress from our lives. Our doctor constantly asked us at each appointment, "What's your stress level right now?" Stress is extremely debilitating to the immune system. There was a study done in the early 80's in which college students were monitored during their [...]

5 12, 2015

Living with an invisible disease

By |December 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Having Lyme Disease is as serious as having Cancer. My sister Amy told me after she realized the extent of damage Lyme was causing us that she wished we’d gotten cancer instead. She could say that because she had finished chemotherapy months earlier and was still recovering towards full health. She had just been through [...]

3 11, 2015

Scarlet’s Story – What to do when your 18 month old gets Lyme Disease

By |November 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment

This story is about my sister's daughter. One of the reasons we feel blessed to have had this disease (did I just say that?!) is that we have been able to help so many people along our way that wouldn't have known otherwise. Scarlet is one of those people. Megan (my sister, and author of this [...]

28 10, 2015

How to remove a tick

By |October 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Warning: This video is extremely disturbing...you watch ticks crawling around someone's skin! ECK! My whole body shivered while watching this...and it's pretty disgusting if I'm being honest, but it's SO IMPORTANT. Many people don't remove ticks correctly. If done the wrong way you can actually squeeze more infection into you! As you'll see in the [...]

29 09, 2015

Outdoor living after Lyme

By |September 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

So we all know that Lyme can be extremely debilitating. For us, anytime family or friends would suggest a hike, a football game, anything strenuous in the slightest, we opted out. Clay went on a hike once with his friends and he came home exausted, collapsing on the bed, telling me that he was fearful [...]

22 09, 2015

Microwave Coconut-Cinnamon Sweet Potatoes – Lyme Recipe

By |September 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment

I love this recipe for so many reasons. It's healthy, it's easy, it's fast, it's cheap, and it's DELICIOUS! Oh yeah, and it totally falls in line with the Lyme diet! I probably made this 3-4 times a week while I was pregnant and trying to eat healthy...and if you've been pregnant you know that [...]