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2young2dieMom
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My dear mom passed away last night. She was 93 and suffered from Alzheimer's for the past 13 years. It was so hard to see her starve to death in the final stages.

I can't help thinking Alzheimer's is related to lyme or protomyxzoa. I have an ALS dx and although my memory isn't affected, I have trouble swallowing like my mom did.

Death is part of life. I have missed her for years already.

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Dxd ALS 3/2010
Dxd cllinical Lyme 4/2010
Positive for Protomyxzoa but absolutely nothing else in Igenex

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jessicabooklover
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I am SO SORRY for your loss. Jess.
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beaches
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So sorry to hear this. I send you my condolences.
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triathletelymie
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I'm so sorry for your loss! [Frown]

Hugs, good thoughts and prayers go out to you!!!

~tri

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? date of bite/no rash
10/09 symptoms, 4/10 diagnosed, after 6 mos. ER visits, tons of docs/tests
CDC+ 23/39/41/45/58/66/93
currently on oral plaquenil, doryx, rifampin, pyrazinamide, nystatin, numerous supplements

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BoxerMom
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Sorry to hear this. I hope you find peace and closure after this difficult time.

These infections take so much from us. I also lost a parent to undiagnosed Lyme and co's.

Please take good care of yourself.

Much love,
BoxerMom

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lilacs48
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Prayers being sent for you & your family.
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dbpei
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So sorry for your loss. My Dad also died from complications of Alzheimer's disease several years ago. He was an avid gardener and I now wonder if he had lyme.

We felt it was a blessing when he was taken out of his misery - as it was so painful to see him stripped of his dignity during those final years. It is a horrible disease and it is a long slow good bye for family members to grieve.

We all miss him so much and I wonder sometimes if he is looking over me and giving me strength to fight this awful disease. May God bless you, your Mom, and your family.

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cozynana
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Hopefully she is in a better place. Will pray for you and your family in the coming days.
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Dekrator48
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I'm very sorry for your loss.

God has taken your Mom by the hand and led her into the kingdom of Heaven.

Now she is perfect and basking in the unending happiness and love of God.

If you ever want to read some books that are very comforting and hopeful, I recommend "Heaven is for Real" by Todd Burpo, "Embraced by the Light" by Betty J Eadie, and "Glimpses of Heaven" by Trudy Harris, RN.

I am praying for complete peace and comfort for you and your family.

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The fibromyalgia I've had for 29 years was an undiagnosed Lyme symptom.

"For I know the plans I have for you", declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future". -Jeremiah 29:11

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I'm so sorry to hear this. Prayers sent your way. [group hug]

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'Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.' Matthew 11:28

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I'm very sorry for the loss of your mother. [group hug]

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randibear
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i am so very sorry and i feel your pain. i still grieve over my mom and believe she had lyme.

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I'm so very sorry for your loss. My mother passed away in 2005 while I was sick with the diagnosis of CFS, didn't know it was lyme.

My mother died of cancer, but she also had a weird infection which I now believe was lyme or co's. Wish I knew then what I know now.

Time brings healing. She will always be in your heart and I know she is so glad to not be suffering anymore.

PEACE.

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joalo
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I'm so sorry. [group hug] [group hug] [group hug]

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Sick since January 1985. Misdiagnosed for 20 years. Tested CDC positive October 2005. Treating since April 2006.

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Lymetoo
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My sincere condolences. Losing a parent is very difficult!!

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fourwinds
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I am sorry you have lost your mother... hugs
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So very sorry. Hope you have some peace over this one day.
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KentuckyWoman
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2young, So sorry for your loss.
Hugs coming your way.
[group hug]

Prayers for strength and peace.

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Two roads diverged in a wood, and I, I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
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2young,

The emotions likely are searing, however, I hope you can color those with the love and memories of the journey you and your mother shared over these past years - along with the dreams & hopes held - conversations & experiences shared.

Hold all that light & love in your heart. And take very good care of it, and yourself.
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Kudzuslipper
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I am so sorry for your loss.
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My condolences. Sending strength and prayers for you and your family. [group hug]

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May health be with you!

Toxic mold was suppressing our immune systems, causing extreme pain, brain fog and magnifying symptoms. Four days after moving out, the healing began.

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So sorry!

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One day at a time

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Ellen101
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So sorry for your loss!
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lyme in Putnam
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I am so sorry.

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He took u to it, He'll you through

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Dear 2young,
My thoughts, prayers, and heart are with you. Lost my mother the day before Mother's Day almost three years ago. Let those tears come. Keep surrounded by good supporting people who will hold you up right now.

As for Alzheimer's being related, I'm shrugging my shoulders, but I think these parasites have more identities than are currently known. A friend who lost both of her parents to Alzheimer's said that she'd lost her parents years before their bodies died and that she'd seen herself as a caretaker of their shells during the last stages.

I am so sorry for your loss.

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dmc
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I am sorry for your loss.
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I'm so sorry for your loss. Take care of you.

Pam

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I'm so sorry for your loss. Try to remember she's in a better place. Hang in there. [group hug]

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Silverwolf and I send our condolences to you and your family. May God, the Father, grace you with His peace.

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I have a good time wherever I go!

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My condolences to you and your family..God Bless You
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i'm so sorry for your loss. wishing you peace
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