Category Archives: Lyme

Open Letter to Dr Brad McKay

A fisking of a dangerous article by Dr Brad McKay. Continue reading

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Relapsed again

It seemed too good to be true after my last post, and it was.  Within days I had relapsed after finishing the last course of Bactrim my symptoms were back, worse than ever.  So bad, that I had a trip … Continue reading

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My Road Through Hell

  I’ve now been on treatment for Lyme disease for a little over twelve months.  Without a doubt, this has been the worst twelve months of my entire life.  It’s almost impossible to convey the range of pain that I have endured, … Continue reading

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http://www.crikey.com.au/2013/11/06/ticked-off-can-you-catch-lyme-disease-in-australia/

http://www.crikey.com.au/2013/11/06/ticked-off-can-you-catch-lyme-disease-in-australia/ Some traction in Australia at last?

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In utero

My 2nd son (6 years old) tested positive on the Western Blot for Lyme.  I was always a bit suspicious and now my fears are confirmed.  He had a few signs, like dark circles around his eyes, a raging thirst … Continue reading

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Rifampicin continued…

I have had a reasonable amount of success with the Rifampicin.  My heart palpitations pretty much stopped over the course of a couple of weeks and stayed away until the end of that prescription.  My doctor put me on a … Continue reading

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Rifampicin

Just started a new antibiotic called rifampicin. Getting an immediate and very powerful herx from it. Looking forward to another two week headache… :-/

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Unscheduled hospital visits…

… yeah, so I had some really bad heart palpitations 2 nights ago and ended up calling an ambulance at 1am.  This has been happening quite a lot in the evenings lately, but this time it was unbearably painful. Long story … Continue reading

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The daily grind

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Understanding Chronic Lyme Disease

It’s obvious from talking to a few people that hardly anyone understands what having chronic Lyme disease means.  This is not surprising as I barely knew myself until a few months ago — but I have educated myself through a … Continue reading

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