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BoxerMom
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This is huge. The afternoon crash has been part of my illness since the beginning. My functional hours of the day were 11:00 AM - 2 PM. Maybe a second wind late at night, but that only contributed to my insomnia. I got nothing accomplished. For like 20 years.

I can go for a whole day now. Work days are hard. They wipe me out. But I'm super productive around the house on non-work days.

This is a miracle. I do lie down for herxing, but that's maybe two hours. Then my energy comes right back.

I have an important article to post tomorrow. Going to bed now.

Everyone, just keep treating. It takes forever, but when the improvements come, it is life-changing.

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This is GREAT! :-)
You've worked so darn hard. Love your posts.
Yea!

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Lyme positive PCR blood, and
positive Bartonella henselae Igenex, 2011.
low positive Fry biofilm test, 2012.
Update 7/16- After extensive treatments,
doing okay!

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Jane2904
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This is Great!!! So happy for you.
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ukcarry
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Sounds great, BoxerMum.....i look forward to reading why you think this is.
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Hallelujah!!!!!

I am so thrilled for you!!

Enjoy life!

[woohoo] [woohoo] [woohoo] [woohoo] [woohoo]

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The fibromyalgia I've had for 32 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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Catgirl
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Right on!

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Congratulations! I am sooooo envious!
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Yea!!! So happy for you!!!

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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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Yippee!!! That is wonderful news!!!
[Big Grin]

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wonderful news Boxermom! your encouragement came at just the right time for me to keep treating!
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Excellent!! So happy for you!! [spinning smile]

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Wow, is it the MJ oil???
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Fantastic!!!

[woohoo]

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[Smile] . [Smile] [Smile] [Smile] [Smile]

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quote:
Originally posted by CD57:
Wow, is it the MJ oil???

I came here to ask the same exact question!
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BoxerMom
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Haha! Nope, I don't think it's the oil.

Supplement-wise, I am up to 3mg of LDN and I take it with my first meal. It has been a tremendous boost to my energy overall.

I also added a high dose (3 grams/day) of Taurine, which is from the research I'll post tonight. I think it's making a big difference.

And my Babs' load is minimal now, though I'm still treating for it. Babesia has been an exhausting and crashy bug for me.

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Babs really impaired my HPA axis, which has been the source of my adrenal fatigue for years.

I think my brain is recovering, so my adrenals are working normally. I can tolerate some carbs now, too. Much better cortisol regulation.

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Wow, that's great news. What do you attribute to your success?
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CD57
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BTW are you taking cortef for adrenals or anything else to strengthen?
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BTW are you taking cortef for adrenals or anything else to strengthen?
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No. I gobbled adrenal support for 15 years and my adrenals never improved.

The only thing that's worked for my adrenals is treating my infections.

D-ribose helped my hypothalamus, though.

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BTW are you taking cortef for adrenals or anything else to strengthen?
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