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jessicabooklover
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Hi everyone its Jess...My computer got a virus earlier, I had to purge my system and I lost my password and the yahoo email I provided for here on my old account I deleted months ago so...now I am back with a new name lol..

I just wanted everyone to know that I got my PICC line put in and that I am now infusing with a portable pack as I type this. It was a kind of nerve wracking procedure and its new and overwhelming to be on the TPN but I weighed in at 78 pounds today, so I know that I made the only viable decision for my health.

Thanks again so much for the supportive wishes..and side note, I think my new username rocks:) lol...thanks again Jess.

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Lymetoo
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Hey there!!! I like your new name!!!

Glad it went well .. and now you will be feeling better!!

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Opinions, not medical advice!

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jessicabooklover
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Thanks lymetoo..its an accurate descriptor, the new name haha...I appreciate the kind words so much!! Jess.
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soccermama
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What a victory!!! Give yourself some credit and a few pats on the back. This decision was a long time in coming.

Now you will have the energy and nourishment to fight harder. Plus you will not have all that stress about eating. What a load off!!!

Congratulations! Here's to your health!!!

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Praying for you, for all to go well, and for your ultimate healing.

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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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Yea! You did it---awesome---thanks for updating :-)

It will get better soon, I just know.

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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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Jessiep
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Great! Please provide daily updates!! We are rooting for you [Smile]

Sending lots of good vibes your way.

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Kudzuslipper
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I just think, you are going to start feeling so much better! I can't wait for the updates.
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Congratulations - may I make a bad pun? "Weigh" to go, Jess!
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jessicabooklover
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Thank you everyone so very much for the supportive replies. I will provide updates regularly...I am still on my first infusion, its 12 hrs long...I am really missing looking in the mirror and seeing ME ya know? I also just want to feel stronger, and I hope this will help with that...

Thank you again so much. Its nice to be supported in what has been a tough decision. Jess.

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Great decision! Good for you. Looking forward to next post.
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Glad to hear your update..get stronger and feel better.
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Here's hoping you feel better soon!!! [Smile]

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-Razzle
Lyme IgM IGeneX Pos. 18+++, 23-25+, 30++, 31+, 34++, 39 IND, 83-93 IND; IgG IGeneX Neg. 30+, 39 IND; Mayo/CDC Pos. IgM 23+, 39+; IgG Mayo/CDC Neg. band 41+; Bart. (clinical dx; Fry Labs neg. for all coinfections), sx >30 yrs.

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That's excellent, Jess! I hope the positive effects kick in very soon. You are very brave for doing this.

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"Looks like freedom but it feels like death..
It's something in between, I guess"

Leonard Cohen, from the song "Closing Time"

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