Tag: BorreliaEtc

National Improved Medicare For All – Thursdays With Tracy 21 July, 2022

Last month a dear friend, Tracy, asked me to be the guest host for her 21 July, 2022 podcast whilst she was busy working on organizing her state’s Medicare For All march. Since M4A was the month’s topic, I quickly looked around for fellow… Continue Reading “National Improved Medicare For All – Thursdays With Tracy 21 July, 2022”

The Stages Of Grief Simplified

Towards the end of April this year, my biological father, Douglas, died. One night he wasn’t feeling well, was dizzy and not making sense with his words, so his girlfriend called 911.. they brought him into hospital to rule out things like stroke.. only… Continue Reading “The Stages Of Grief Simplified”

Which Tick, What Pathogen, & Where?!

When I put up the first video, some questions started coming in. Where would I find ticks in my yard? Which ticks are in my part of the country? What should I do if I find a tick on me or a loved one?… Continue Reading “Which Tick, What Pathogen, & Where?!”

How Many Annual Borrelia Cases In The USA?

Have you ever heard about a stadium called “The Big House” in Michigan? It can fit 107,601 people at full capacity. It would take filling more than 4 of these stadiums to reach the amount of USA Lyme disease cases diagnosed e.v.e.r.y year. (476,000)… Continue Reading “How Many Annual Borrelia Cases In The USA?”

Borrelia Etc Rally This Weekend in Purdy, WA!

Day: Saturday, 21 May Time: 3:00p – 4:00p Pacific Time Where: the entrance to the Purdy Spit Bridge, on the green in front of the “Welcome to Purdy!”‘sign. Special addition: we will have petitions for Initiative 1741, Whole Washington‘s effort to get our State… Continue Reading “Borrelia Etc Rally This Weekend in Purdy, WA!”

Lyme Awareness Month 2022

This year’s Lyme Awareness Month started out with a bang! Niagara Falls and the Helmsley building both lit up green! Ticks are found in all countries on all 7 continents (yes even Antarctica, on penguins and other birds who fly to and fro) in… Continue Reading “Lyme Awareness Month 2022”

Why do I feel like such a drain?

(Written January, 2019) Papa Matt’s credit card expired and he got a new one recently. It’s bringing to the surface just how much my parents pay for me to live “comfortably” and somewhat close to “normal” even though I’m one of those ‘entitled liberals… Continue Reading “Why do I feel like such a drain?”

The Art of Distraction

Gandalf: He’s suffered a defeat, yes, but… behind the walls of Mordor, our enemy is regrouping. Gimli: Let him stay there. Let him rot! Why should we care? Gandalf: Because 10,000 Orcs now stand between Frodo and Mount Doom. I’ve sent him to his… Continue Reading “The Art of Distraction”

Caregivers Corner

Eventually I plan this page to grow in a couple different ways – there are certain things my family have learned in dealing with me during daily life let alone during flare ups, this is an area they can write their observations, tips for… Continue Reading “Caregivers Corner”

What’s In A Name?

Why do you use “BorreliaEtc” instead of just saying Lyme, or Chronic Lyme? I get asked this a lot and the whole answer is long-winded, so I promised my second post on this site would be about it and said simply: it’s time we… Continue Reading “What’s In A Name?”