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Babes, we are not doctors. Nor are we lawyers. In fact, we're just a bunch of women (and a few men) who are sick and want to share resources. So please be careful what you do after reading medical advice here. Always speak to your health care professional before trying a new medication, supplement, exercise routine, etc. ChronicBabe.com and its staff are not liable if bad stuff happens to you, and we would hate for bad stuff to happen to you! So be smart, savvy, and do your own research. XO Jenni, the Editrix
So this week I got word from my newest doctor that I have a diagnosis. I have late stage Lyme disease. My tests last summer came back abnormal but my primary care doctor wouldn't follow up on them. I found a chronic disease specialist the next state over. They redid the tests which came back abnormal again but inconclusive again. So they sent them out to Igenex in CA for more thorough testing. That was last month and I just got the news that the tests were positive, not only for Lyme but for…Continue
Do a lot of you feel like your missing out on life-that it's passing you by-when your chronically ill and cannot participate like you use to? How do you handle guilt that others tend to put on you when you cancel, yet again? How do you get through to people that your illness is holding you back and your not cancelling to be anti-social? How do you get others to recognize your illness is "real" and try to get emotional support? Dilemma. The past 3 years have been really hard for me in these…Continue