Coiling for Lyme

Trying to cure one case of Lyme Disease

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Mom’s Juicer

My mother is amazing. She does so much for me (not to mention a whole host of other people). These days, she’s coming around to hang out for companionship, going to yoga with me, and providing me vegetable juice from her juicer until I have the energy to rearrange my kitchen and set mine up. Water on the knee I got interrupted by a few phone calls while I was […]

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Water on the knees

I took a yoga class today. It was my main goal for the day. It was supposed to be an open level class, but turned out to be more in the intermediate to advanced level. As I realized that, I started wishing for a gentler class. So I went at my own pace, didn’t quite do all the vinyasas and poses, and let go of my expectations. The teacher worked […]

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Punky’s favorite kind of day

Gravity I woke up with gravity on my mind this morning. Based on my physical observations, it had increased from it’s traditional 9.8 m/s2. My arms and legs felt at least twice as heavy as usual, and that’s before I even tried to move them. When I finally peeled myself off the bed, I decided that there were 3 things I had to do today: use the coil take a […]

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Weekend update

I went away for a weekend retreat these past few days. I figured I would coil Friday and coil Sunday and only miss one day. Ha! I came back so exhausted from travel and from trying to keep up with healthy (and healthy-ish) people who thought the weekend was low-key and sedentary, that I’ve been plastered to the bed or couch-bed since I got home. The stairs are what made […]

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Walk like an Egyptian

I have to say I’m so inspired by the people of Egypt. I’ve participated in many protests, several for worker rights, several against the wars the US is waging in the Middle East, and at least one for prison reform. Some were very large, but none like what is happening in Tahrir Square. It’s amazing. And they won! On the coiling front, I coiled for Lyme again today- 1 minute […]

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Baiting Bartonella

When I started the coil last time, I noticed my Bartonella symptoms flaring right afterward: pain in my hands and feet first thing in the morning–the kind of pain that makes me not want to move. I did my second Lyme coiling session last night. Today I woke up with severe pain in my hands and arms, feet and calves.  Last night I slept lightly, waking up to disturbing dreams. […]

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Crazy Sexy Lyme?

This evening I watched the movie Crazy Sexy Cancer. It was great. It was great because Kris Carr is all about living a full life with whatever she has to face and enjoying herself all the while. I love her attitude. It’s almost what I wish this blog was: fierce, irreverent, funny and informative. The main difference is that she is not sick. By sick, I mean overrun with symptoms […]

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Melancholia

As I look at my posts after I write them, they show me how sad I feel. Today I’m more acutely aware of it than usual. After holding my own for 4 years of this illness, it’s finally wearing on me. The fact that I’m feeling losses in other areas of my life brings the melancholy feelings into focus. I did my best to fight it off by reaching out […]

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Progress and Maintenance

Yesterday’s Herx reaction wasn’t too painful. There was the initial pressure in my chest (which lasted through most of today) that was heavy at first and got milder as time progressed. Then my pre-existing headache was joined by some pretty intense pain in my eyes. I didn’t take anything for it, no pills, just lots of water. I slept for ten and a half hours last night, and probably could […]

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Starting up again

Rose's Kitties

This afternoon, I tried using the coil at a frequency for candida (465 Hz for 5 minutes). I’ve heard/read that I shouldn’t get much of a Herx from it. I’m not sure I’ll feel anything at all. I just want to be able to eat oatmeal for breakfast without all my symptoms getting worse. Tonight I did a 30 second coiling session for Lyme disease at 10pm, shortly before I […]

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