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Sadie Williams
1 of 300,000 diagnosed with Lyme Disease in 2014. I'm a fighter for my life and anyone else fighting this awful disease... I AM THE LYME WARRIOR!
1 of 300,000 diagnosed with Lyme Disease in 2014. I'm a fighter for my life and anyone else fighting this awful disease... I AM THE LYME WARRIOR!


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3 years since being diagnosed....
About a week ago, I was listening to an 80's playlist on Spotify, and Bryan Adams feel good song, "Summer of '69" came on. I was listening to it, and I started thinking about this summer for me. I really feel like this summer, the "Summer of '17", has been ...

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The Lows and Highs of Recovery
I work with kids at a daycare center in the summers. We go on field trips, and do lots of fun things. A week ago I went to a theme park with lots of roller coasters with the kids. I was in a group of kids who had never been, but wanted to ride the rides tha...

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5 things I never thought I'd do since my diagnosis with Lyme
I have had Lyme for 3 and a half years now. I was diagnosed not quite 3 years ago. Since then, I have gone through and experienced so many different things. These are just a few of the things I have done, that I never thought I would have done, since my fig...

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"Try to be Alive."
I have recently had a turn of symptoms, for better. It has been slow, but since in January when I decided that this year I am going to get into remission, things have improved greatly. They have gotten so great, in fact, that I am now no longer taking antib...

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I am working this year on getting into remission, that is my goal, and that is what I want. I have learned over the course of my battle against Lyme that it is as much mental as it is physical. And the mental battle is much more challenging because you can'...

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On the edge
I can feel it... It is like living on the edge, and for me, I feel even more on the edge...edgy...edged? I don't know how to explain it other than I feel like I'm 12 and my parents have woken me up and told me we are going to Harry Potter world. They have l...

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I couldn't quit, because I won't quit
I just finished my first semester of taking full 14 credit classes since I have been diagnosed. I wasn't 100% sure I would be able to do it, plus work, but I did, and I passed! It took a couple days of sleeping off finals and letting it all sink in to actua...

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Documentary on Lyme Disease
This semester I have been working with a group of people in a Video Productions class. They were in charge of making a short documentary, and they chose to do it on Lyme Disease, and they interviewed me for the documentary. And they did an amazing job! So c...

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Diet and Exercise: The Great Conundrum
Food glorious food! "I can't eat that..." "Why?" "Because I have Lyme Disease..." This is an excuse I feel like I use on the daily . It's part of life with Lyme. I have found, and others I have talked to with Lyme as well, that if you are not willing to cha...

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Feature News Story
I have always struggled with trying to explain and talk about Lyme. I have written it multiple times. I have too much I want to say, and too much that I don't need to say. So when I was paired up in one of my college classes and was told that we were to wri...
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