FACING THE FEAR:: going gluten free

continuing my three part series on facing the fear, here is my take on how to easily make one of the most common diet changes a doctor may suggest to you.  “go gluten free? you have got to be kidding!”- me, four years ago. i was living in canada at the time but in ohio […]

FACING THE FEAR:: managing your daily meds/supplements list

“lisa, i have so much i have to take throughout the day to stay on my protocol. i cant handle the amount of supplements, pills, powders and drops anymore!” the other week i got into a conversation with several friends who are living with lyme disease and this same topic came up with all three […]

dear weary warrior; what i’ve learned as a lyme disease patient

dear weary warrior, i have been where you are right now. emotionally exhausted, body in pain, feeling like you are trying to see through eyes covered with ten layers of saran wrap. your brain is foggy and you aren’t sure what you are even thinking anymore. the road has already been long but seems to […]

success in your work as a chronic illness patient

i owe you an apology. sometimes, i make the assumption that everyone with a chronic illness does NOT work. and my suggestions, tips and recommendations can reflect that. but the reality is that we all have bills to pay and we all have responsibilities. and some days, our symptoms and diagnosis play a big part […]

featured:: life with lyme podcast interview + the 3 most important pieces needed to heal

a few months ago i had the pleasure of being interviewed by avril & alex from the diamond body image team on my life with lyme disease and how i make every day a positive one as a mom, patient and business owner. we talked about diet, exercise and my every day habits that keep […]

how to have a successful ER trip with a chronic illness

knowing the appropriate time to go to the ER and seek additional help while having a chronic health issues is one of the most frustrating issues i see when talking with my clients. it can be overwhelming, scary and unfortunately- a waste of time and resources. i put together this list after my last ER […]

out of the fog, part three;

out of the fog part three; so there i was, a brand new mom, sleep deprived but so so happy. like most first time parents, all those hours spent awake and in zombie-zone got me thinking about what would be going in to the perfect little body of the child that was now our responsibility […]

out of the fog: part two

out of the fog part two; to read part one of my story, click here.   by december 2011 will and i had a plan. we purchased health insurance for me in the states and i began to travel to ohio where i had grown up and meeting with doctors there. we would seek help […]

the day i found out i had lyme disease

my life with lyme; part one a big huge THANK YOU to all of you who have reached out to lend me some encouragement and support when i shared my lyme diagnosis last week. one thing you are always immensely grateful for as an invisible illness patient is support- when it comes. sadly, most people […]