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Lyme Disease: My story on diagnosing and managing this disease - posted 11 months ago

Thanks everyone for your comments. I’ve been continuing to get better. It’s very slow but it is progress in a positive way.

I picked up this nasty disease in Washington, and was misdiagnosed at the beginning, I think a lot of the misdiagnosis and period of time I went untreated is due to where I live and the lack of prevalence of Lyme on the west coast in general.

I do know that doxycycline is effective for the treatment of Lyme, IF it is caught in a good amount of time from the bite. In my case, I was misdiagnosed and untreated for nearly 3 years, which is what caused it to progress the way it did.

Thanks for the support!

Are you solo tough? - posted 2 years ago

John F. - Baby steps is probably your best bet. Start out with an over nighter or two here and there and work your way up to staying longer, from then, expanding your limits gets challenging but rewarding. The InReach is awesome. Hands down best tool. Thanks for reading!

Alexandre V. - Likewise on the InReach. Amazing tool. Wouldn't leave for the mountains without mine. I think as with anything, time will be the greatest teacher for solo trips. You have nobody to learn from but yourself so you either have to outwit the problems before hand or be really intuitive in the field. Either way its the best way to go! Thanks for your comment!

john f. - Thank you! This was my first year running a floorless shelter and a stove and its life changing! Thats another thing I never thought of, going to bed in a good frame of mind!