I find it useful to review other people’s list of symptoms of Chronic Lyme Disease, so I am going to return the favor. I have had Lyme for decades and it has morphed into different manifestations along the way.  This will take me a long time to remember, list and look up spelling. I am going to list them in the order they appeared:


  • high fevers
  • febrile seizures
  • stitches in sides
  • fainting
  • chronic bronchitis
  • dry hair
  • thin nails
  • painful breasts
  • heavy , painful and erratic menstruals
  • fluorescent light intolerance
  • headaches
  • migraines
  • temporary blindness
  • IBS
  • severe knee pain when I run or in snow
  • emergency surgery – ovarian cyst removal, ovary burst, appendix infected, pelvic lining was infected
  • pain at the balls of my feet
  • loss of grip strength
  • vertigo
  • loss of endurance
  • waves of anxiety
  • panic attacks
  • suicide ideation
  • polycystic syndrome
  • Stage III cervical dysplasia (2x)
  • endometriosis – surgery
  • multiple early stage miscarriages
  • one miscarriage at 16 weeks
  • pelvic infection
  • high risk pregnancies
  • early hard labor
  • post partum depression
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • itching on my arms – so severe I can’t sleep
  • roving pain in all my joints
  • pressure points of pain
  • Epstein Barr Virus
  • mono
  • multiple bladder infections
  • severe kidney infections
  • BV
  • candida
  • food allergy to wheat/gluten
  • food allergy to shellfish
  • allergy to all living plants particularly pine trees
  • asthma
  • cold feet and cold hands
  • temperature dis-regulation
  • stiff neck
  • stiff shoulders
  • lower back pain
  • tissue pain
  • hyperthroidism
  • hypothryoidism
  • nodules on right thryoid
  • early premenopause at 36
  • early menopause at 46
  • early post menopause at 50
  • going gray at 38
  • periodic severe left chest pains
  • labs showed positive for RA, then several years later they did not
  • labs showed positive high speckled ANA titer (Lupus, MS, Sjogren’s) then several years later they did not
  • diffuse T2 focal flairs
  • one lima bean size focal flair by basal ganglia
  • episodic atrial fibrillation
  • episodic high blood pressure
  • extremely low blood pressure
  • toe fold over toes with no pain
  • episodic total numbness/paralisis entire arm
  • floaters in eyes
  • feeling faint and seeing shapes when doing cardio
  • tachycardia
  • dry cough
  • stays in hospitals for heart events
  • pneumonia
  • malaise
  • extreme fatigue
  • low grade fevers
  • seizure like activity
  • twitches
  • partial facial paralisis
  • muscle fasciculations
  • memory problems
  • dysarthia
  • dysphagia
  • trouble with syntax in writing and speech
  • trouble remembering spelling
  • sound salad
  • voice weakness
  • breathlessness
  • short of breath
  • jaw pain/stiffness
  • teeth pain
  • ringing in ears
  • lightheadedness
  • collapsing
  • balance problems
  • blurry eyes
  • allergy to alcohol
  • episodic lapses of vision
  • trouble with fine motor control
  • dropping things
  • arms and legs go numb
  • fingers go numb, toes go numb
  • sharp stabbing headaches
  • trouble with executive functioning
  • cognitive impairment
  • episodic brief hearing impairment/loss
  • trouble responding to a double question
  • trouble with multi-tasking (I use to be multitasking queen)
  • trouble reading (I use to be a speed reader)
  • pain and pressure in my head trying concentrate on a conversation that is over two minutes – I almost pass out
  • vivid dreams

main window view at cavallo point b&w






That is enough for now.

I will add things when I remember them. 😉




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