Lyme and a Coconut

chronic lyme disease with a taste of nut

Don’t Try To Fix It – Just Listen

Grateful to read how another with chronic pain reaches out to the Lord – a good reminder that God is the only One to meet all our needs.

Facets of Living With RA

One of the most common statements among autoimmune disease sufferers is that those who haven’t experienced the disease themselves or seen a closed loved one suffer often do not believe the level of pain suffered is as severe as we say it is. Lay persons cannot comprehend in this age of medicine that someone would have to suffer as we do so they think that we are exaggerating our symptoms. It is easy to see how they would believe this when our pain and activity levels are so inconsistent. To the lay person it would seem we use our disease as a crutch. That judgement hurts. The lack of support among friends and family of autoimmune disease sufferers is high.

It would seem that loved ones want to fix us by offering remedies that worked for their grandma’s osteoarthritis, by recommending unconventional treatments that can do permanent damage to our…

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