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Kristen Fisher Kristen’s Lyme Journey

First post: Jul 5, 2018 Latest post: Jul 24, 2018
As a lot of people know, I have had my share of struggles in this lifetime already so why not, throw a weird mystery illness at it! Lyme disease is one of the fastest growing vector (bite) born illnesses and with an increase in better testing (still a LONG way to go) more and more is being learned about this disease all the time. Lyme disease is named after a town in Connecticut where these mysterious symptoms popped up in the 1970's but really what it is, is a bacterial infection from bacteria borellia. There are other co-infections that can go along with it and my doctor also believes I have at least one along with the Borellia called Bartonella. There is a long journey ahead and I need all the support I can get! I have very little energy these days, and the antibiotics are making it tank even more. Updating everyone especially in detail takes up a lot of energy so I will post here for more in depth updates, treatments, how I'm responding and all that. I will still be updating on social media but this allows me to put something somewhere once and especially all boring bits haha. Thanks for being a long for the ride.
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