life update

On Sunday I turned twenty-one! Each year before my birthday I make a few goals for myself. I was so proud to accomplish the goals I made for myself last year so throughout this next year, I can't wait to see myself continue to grow. I decided to share a few of these thing's I've... Continue Reading →

How to: Exercise When Everything Hurts?

One of the most frustrating things about having chronic illness is the pain associated with it. For me, my joints are constantly aching. It's difficult to find a way to workout without putting too much pressure on my joints. I've accumulated a few exercise techniques that I figured I'd share today! Elliptical. The elliptical is... Continue Reading →

treatment buddy

This week has been a lull for me. I'm not feeling 100% better, but I'm getting there. This week is an off-week and in the past weeks, my off-week has been both terrible and fine. Since this week I've only had a few symptoms arise (YAY!), today I wanted to post an up-beat 'thanks' to... Continue Reading →


With this year being a high for the tick population, by this point we've all heard of Lyme disease. Good Morning America and Dr. Phil, to name a few, have covered a few segments about Lyme disease. Essentially, it is a tick-borne illness caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi. What most people don't know about... Continue Reading →

instant gratification

As I enter my fifth week of treatment, I find myself stuck in rut. I enjoy the process of setting goals and exceeding them. Whether it's pursuing a leadership position or pushing an extra mile on a run, I love that feeling of accomplishment. I'm also a big fan of instant gratification. We live in... Continue Reading →


Hey y'all! It's been a few days since I posted on here. This week has been crazy busy and crazy healthy! I'm so excited about all the progress I've made this week. I've used detox water, sleeping with an onion in my socks (weird, right?!), the best detox baths, lots of veggies & fruit, and... Continue Reading →

Detox: Monday

This week I am focusing on detoxifying my body. As the antibiotics fight the bacteria, I wanted to really try and pull out everything. The tea I posted about in my last post has been a great addition to my daily diet! The taste is still awful, but the benefits have been awesome. I have... Continue Reading →

Week 4: Detox Prep

Hey y'all! I'm super excited for this upcoming week. This week has been difficult. As I mentioned in my last post, every third week is my week off of treatment. During this time, the bacteria has a field day and grows. The purpose of this is to "surprise" it the following week with the aggressive... Continue Reading →

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