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Lyme Awareness Month: Lyme Myths

Are you Lyme Aware?
More than a few of my online friends developed MCS/ES in addition to Lyme Disease.
Miss D exposes a few common myths…

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Hello! It’s not only Lyme Awareness Month but also Fibromyalgia Awareness Month, Food Allergy Awareness Month, Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS) Awareness Month, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) Awareness Month, and Asthma Awareness Month. OK, so I think fibromyalgia, ME, and MCS technically only have an awareness DAY, which is today, May 12, and that’s not fair. Still, I have a few of these conditions, and so I am wondering who decided to make May the awareness month for ALL OF THEM. Severe fatigue is a symptom for most of the conditions, so couldn’t awareness days and months be distributed more evenly throughout the year? So we can, you know, rest?

Too tired to attend awareness day protest

Anyway, in honor of Lyme Awareness Month, I bring you:

Some Lyme Myths

1. Myth: You have to be “outdoorsy” or like hiking to get Lyme disease.

My family keeps asking me why I got it, since I am not “outdoorsy.” I…

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Proof: Pesticides Are MORE Toxic Than Declared!

‘Cides are designed to kill. Only the so-called “active” ingredients are listed and tested for how well they kill what they are sold to kill. Human, animal and other environmental effects are rarely if ever researched, and then it’s only for the active ingredients. The combinations of ingredients and the so-called “inert” ingredients which make the products flow or apply better are not taken into consideration. Those “inerts” can also be more toxic than the active ingredients, but don’t have to be listed!

Recent research tested and discovered that these combinations can be up to
1000 times more toxic than declared!

Roundup more TOXIC

Major Pesticides Are More Toxic to Human Cells Than Their Declared Active Principles


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dandelions… They cheer me up every spring.

If looking at them isn’t enough to make you love them too, I found a blog with

40+ Things to do with Dandelions

Sadly that amazing and fabulous 40+ link no longer works.

Instead, check this one out

25 Reasons To Go & Pick Dandelions Right Now

Here are three of my dandelion snapshots: Continue reading