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#23 - Living the Lyme Life

#23 - Living the Lyme Life

I haven’t blogged lately!

It’s close to Lyme disease awareness month.

This year I still plan to go to the CDC rally, but I’ll go as a different person than before.


As a well person


Who thought after having late stage Lyme disease for 17 years that’d I be writing this post.

This post of my wellness.

I never gave up on finding the answer to my medical issues.

I tried everything.

Who would have thought embryonic stem cells was my answer.

I’m almost 1 1/2 year post stem cells.

I’m not 100% but I’m able to enjoy and live a really good life now.

I’m exercising now, but it’s been a slow ramping up process since I was bedridden over a decade.

My doctor is in disbelief of how well I am now.

So am I

#22 - Living the Lyme Life

#22 - Living the Lyme Life

I haven't blogged lately because I'm still doing great!

I'm at the 8 month post embryonic  stem cell point from the Stemaid Institute.

 

I am still doing well.

 

I'm getting out living life again.

What a blessing this has all been considering I have had Lyme disease over 17 years.

 

I tried everything in that time to make myself better. Numerous Herbal protocols, IV ABX 2 times and several rounds of oral ABX.

First time on IV ABX, I had some success, but it came back with a vengeance.

Before stem cells I received another round of IV ABX, but that time I only had declines. They ultimately pulled my line after 5 months.

They thought I was too sick to help.

I went to one of the best Lyme doctors in the country too.

 

That's when I knew embryonic stem cells were my next best option. Embryonic stem cells are pluripotent stem cells, meaning they can divide into more stem cells or can become any type of cell in the body. This versatility allows embryonic stem cells to be used to regenerate or repair diseased tissue and organs.

 

I'm still in remission.

 

I still have chronic fatigue but I found I can fight through that. All my other symptoms have been knocked out completely. No heart issues, no blood pressure issues, no fevers, mental clarity is back, no more neuropathy and my POTS has resolved itself.

 

I'm still working on getting in better shape since my body was in a wasted state for so many years. That is a big hurdle since my body was ruined from Lyme disease and babesia. 

 

Many ask was it worth it

 

Yes so worth it

I'm living life

Not the Lyme life

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#20 - Living the Lyme Life

#20 - Living the Lyme Life

Living the Lyme Life

Month 5 post stem cell treatment

This past month I've gone through some things in my personal life that have quite frankly affected my wellness journey. I received sleep issues and stress, so I knew I had to start counselling asap which I did.

 

I have not noticed any gains in my stem cell journey from this month to last, but I'm still doing things daily. Lyme brought my life to a bedridden state to doing things every day. Can't complain too much on my health status.

 

I have been working on the Lyme scroll of those who lost their lives due to Lyme and it's co-infections.

I ran out of room but have 72feet of names.

I'm unrolling it soon on a video and then my hope is to add the names I didn't have room for and lend it out to orgs and events across the United States.

 

RIP Lyme angels

 Lyme Scroll

Lyme Scroll

#19 Living the Lyme Life

#19 Living the Lyme Life

Living the Lyme Life

Month 4 post stem cell treatment

 

Everyone knows by now that I have had great success with my embryonic stem cell therapy.

It's been nothing short of a miracle for me. The stem cell protocol no doubt was still my best treatment choice in my 16+ year Lyme journey.

 

It's important you all know I still have some days of flare ups and limitations, despite all the gains I have made. The flare ups now only last hours to a day, and usually consist of only one or two symptoms. As you know with Lyme, a flare usually consists of multiple issues and can last for days, weeks, and yes even months.

 

I'm continuing to do more each day.

 

After being in bed most of a decade from my Lyme disease and Babesiosis,  my physical stamina  has to be built back up more still. Through being able to do more activities and with the addition of aqua therapy and let's not forget the stem cells working inside of me still,

 

I will be on the path for more gains in my Lyme Life.

 

We should all be concerned about Lyme disease and other tick borne illnesses.

This week the media reported they are expecting a huge tick increase so Prevention is key.

 

You do not want to get lyme disease

It's like playing Russian roulette with your life as you know it.

 

Prevention Tips

Personal Protection

 

Your best defense against tick-borne illness is to avoid contact with ticks in the first place. Your next best defense is to quickly find and remove any ticks that may latch on to you.

 

Avoid Tick Habitat

Ticks tend to be near the ground, in leaf litter, grasses, bushes and fallen logs. High risk activities include playing in leaves, gathering firewood and leaning against tree trunks. When you hike, stay on cleared trails instead of walking across grassy fields.

Dress Defensively

Wear shoes, socks, long pants and long sleeves. Tie back long hair and wear a hat. Light-colored clothing helps you spot ticks before they cause trouble.

You can purchase clothing that has been pre-treated with the repellent permethrin at outdoor recreation stores. (The protection lasts through 70 washings.) Or, you can purchase permethrin and spray clothing yourself. (Protection lasts 5-6 washings.) Be sure to treat both the inside and outside of clothes.

Spraying footwear with permethrin will prevent ticks from crawling up your shoes. (In one study, those with treated shoes had 74% fewer tick bites than those with untreated shoes.)

Use Repellent on Exposed Skin

Studies show that repellents with DEET, picaridin or lemon eucalyptus oil are the most effective.

Check for Ticks

When outdoors, periodically inspect your clothing and skin for ticks. Brush off those that aren’t attached and remove any that are.

Shower

Once home, take a shower right away. This will wash away unattached ticks and offer a good chance to thoroughly inspect yourself. Feel for bumps that might be embedded ticks. Pay careful attention to hidden places, including groin, armpits, back of knees, belly button and scalp. Parents should check their children.

Hot Dryer

Running your clothes in a hot dryer for 10 minutes before you wash them will kill any ticks that may be there.

Protect Your Pets

Ticks can infect dogs and cats, too. Also, their fur can act like a “tick magnet,” carrying ticks inside your home. Consult with your veterinarian about tick-protection for your pets.

-from Lymedisease.org

 

 

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#18 - Living the Lyme Life

#18 - Living the Lyme Life

Living the Lyme Life

3 months post stem cell treatment


  Another month has passed since I've been back from Mexico, where I received embryonic stem cell treatment for my Lyme disease and co-infections.


  Before I update you on my status, I wanted to inform you about stem cells.  The USA does do stem cell treatment for Lyme and other conditions. Please know NO 2 stem cell protocols are alike.

Some use your cells.

Some use adult donor cells.

Some use both.


  I met people and read many articles were people wasted their $ on these protocols the USA has to offer.

I don't want anyone to waste their money.


Embryonic stem cellS are pluripotent stem cells, meaning they can divide into more stem cells or can become any type of cell in the body. This versatility allows embryonic stem cells to be used to regenerate or repair diseased tissue and organs.


Now the update:


This month was jam packed!

Most importantly I got married to my soulmate!

I also started out the month contracting walking pneumonia. This really set me back the whole month health wise. The crushing fatigue is slowly leaving me now.


After one year I'm driving again.

-I don't get lost

-I remember where I park

-Haven't had a seizure or tremors

-No more passing out while sitting up


Now you see some of the good reasons I took myself off the road.


But those symptoms and more are gone!

The last decade+ has been an epic battle.

Most of which, until recently, I was bedridden and alone.

Now?

So far I would say I'm 50% back to normal and the stem cells will still be working in me until month 9.

A true miracle in my book!

This progress even this far is superior to the IV picc line protocols I've received in the past. That was the only thing that worked some over the years.

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#17 - Living the Lyme Life

#17 - Living the Lyme Life

Living the Lyme Life

2 months post Embryonic Stem Cell Therapy from the Stemaid Institute in Los Cabo's Mexico.

 

Wow! 2 months have passed post treatment and I still am improving as I was told I would. I will even see more improvements in the months to come.

Even though my improvements are substantial; there are still days I struggle. On these days tho, the struggle is markedly less than before treatment.

 

When I entered the clinic, I was in critical condition and 108 pounds and I'm 5'8". Now I have my weight back up officially to where it was.

 

My mental clarity is still continuing to improve. For example, the other day, my Now fiancé Scott (yes we just got engaged), was putting my clothes away and I knew where everything went in all my drawers and huge closet and could easily direct him. To most this may seem easy but for a late stage lymie

It is huge!

 

My energy is up, so I am getting out more often also.

And now I'm not hardly ever dizzy,

I'm back in my heals 👠

I've also been able to cook a couple meals. I don't even remember how long it's been since I REALLY cooked. It's nice spending more quality time with all of my loved ones.

 

Since my tremors have gone, I'm also about to drive again in the next few weeks! It's been a long time since I have driven - about a year now. I Took myself off the road when I got lost on a car ride I've done many times prior.

 

I'm also painting and drawing! Something I haven't done in over a decade.

Tremors + art = NO

I've even sold some of my pieces and gave 100% of the proceeds to Hand and Hand in Lyme disease.

 

So 2 months post treatment I'm still seeing improvements overall!

So much to be thankful for in this past 30 days in the Lyme Life

And

In my life....

 

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#16 - Living the Lyme Life

#16 - Living the Lyme Life

It's official

I'm a month post embryonic stem treatment protocol!

 

Before I walked through the door at the Stemaid Institute,

I was considered in critical condition from my Lyme doctor.

 

⁃My blood diastolic pressures would go as low as 43! And all the sudden on a regular and daily basis.                                        Passing out was my normal.

⁃Walking was sketchy some days

⁃I'd regularly have shaking episodes 

⁃Almost always had a fever

⁃Spikes in BP (from really low to really high for no reason and vice versa)

⁃My eyes were so sensitive to light that I always wore shades. It wasn't worth the burning pain I'd get in my eyes and front of head.

⁃Gave up driving almost 9 months ago. That was a tough blow!

⁃I was bedridden for months with pain as my constant bedfellow.        On rare occasions, I'd do something but I never lasted long with any outing or task

⁃My neurological systems left me in a constant daze of confusion

⁃I couldn't eat or keep food down so I plummeted to 108 pounds (I'm 5'8") just constantly nauseous!

⁃I was so tired ALWAYS but I couldn't sleep

⁃Couldn't feel extremities or they would burn

 

Now fast forward one month....

 

Even though I've had a few rough days here and there over the last month, I still say

 

Wow look at how far I've come!!!!

 

I am way past the 25%-40% a IV picc line could give me.

But remember I was told I'm not an IV ABX candidate now or in the future by one of "the best" Lyme doctors.

 

⁃My BP issues, fever have virtually disappeared

⁃I'm back up to a better weight

⁃I can think clearly now!              Less Lyme brain moments :)

⁃I'm getting out more and I'm going to start driving in the next week :) yay!

⁃Able to do some chores

⁃I'm painting again

⁃Ditched my shades. My eyes can tolerate light again

⁃Pain levels as a whole are way lower and manageable

⁃Shaking and passing out is becoming a thing of the past also

 

And I'll continue to improve more over the next few months

I'm living life!

Instead of

Living the Lyme Life

 Living Life

Living Life

#15 - Living the Lyme Life

#15 - Living the Lyme Life

Living the Lyme Life

One week post embryonic stem cell treatment - Living The Lyme Life


As most of you know,

I've tried it all relevant treatments over the long 16.5 years I've lived with Lyme Disease and babesia.


The other month when Dr J deemed me too sick for the only treatment that gave me any relief over the years

IV ABX

it was a big blow. 

They determined I will NEVER be a candidate for IV ABX again.

It was too risky in their opinion  considering my health issues.

So

I had no choice but to start a new path to finding wellness, because giving up or in to this disease is not in my plans.


I knew of ONE other "relevant" treatment protocol I read about on websites outside the USA.

A newer treatment option for Lyme and it's co-infections. I knew the science made sense, but knew of only 2 others who have done embryonic stem cell therapy for Lyme disease. They had success, but I still felt like a guinea pig going in.


Embryonic stem cell Therapy,

I felt, was my only relevant option left

considering my massive health declines over the past year.


Dr J did me a favor in the end.

Even one week post treatment, I feel good! 💚

Goodbye to my standard "ok" days here and there during my "remission" via long term IV antibiotics.


I'm having Good days NOW💚


Better than after the completion of a year+ IV ABX to ultimately achieve a bandaid aka "remission"


I know I've made improvements over IV ABX already, and I will continue to see them over the next several months.


I've had people come see me this week.

They saw me before I left for my embryonic stem cell treatment and after...


They see my improvements also.


⁃No sunglasses or squinting burning watery eyes  when exposed to ANY light source

⁃Better skin tone (was almost yellow because of my failing liver that  Lyme and ABX gave me.

⁃Hands don't feel cold or hot and I can feel them now also

⁃Walking straighter with no assistance

⁃Better concentration/focus

⁃Happier and Lyme rage is not as easily triggered

⁃Able to do some chores

⁃Able to go out more

⁃Taking less medications

⁃Dizzy spells infrequent instead of always

⁃Pain levels down


I know this obviously seems to be a valid treatment consideration if you are in late stage Lyme disease.


I also wanted to stress to you:


Just because it seems to be my best answer to my own wellness, it may not be right for all inflicted with Lyme disease.

I am a believer tho as I'm

Living The Lyme Life 💚

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#14 - Living the Lyme Life

#14 - Living the Lyme Life

Day 12 of 12 of my embryonic stem cell treatment is today :)

 

I'm done!!!

 

In the past

Only IV ABX has shown me any results over the years. It gave me 25% back (from a bedridden state), but I considered that a gift in life also.

 

I've done all treatments that science can support over this 16 year Lyme disease and babesia road.

 

Many do not know I've been mostly bedridden of late (and a good portion of those long 16 years)

When Dr.J dropped me because I was deemed too sick to go on,

it scared me since my stats and heart issues were putting my life in danger daily.

So of course

It was a really big blow when he removed my picc line after only 4 months and 40 grand in his visits, IV medicine, many RX's, supplies, and travel expenses to D.C.

But

It turned out to be the best thing, because it pushed me into my next and only other valid treatment protocol..

Embryonic stem cell therapy

 

Today I received:

⁃another round in the Photon booth

⁃IV chelation

⁃IV B17 (also known as Laetrile)

⁃IV embryonic stem cells

 

I feel so much better than when I came here a couple weeks ago. I have past the point ALREADY that I got with my first round of IV ABX after one year of that treatment protocol!

 

I found my Lyme disease miracle I've waited years 16 long years for💖✨

 

Some maintenance afterwards is needed.

 

Diet wise:

⁃No gluten

⁃No or little dairy (coffee creamer is my cheating item) they said goat cheese is not on the no no list :)

⁃Eating Whole Foods

 

Other items are (no RX - all natural)

⁃Detox tincture

⁃Oil of oregano capsules

⁃Elephant tree tincture

⁃Serrapeptase

⁃Silver biotics

⁃Intellect tree seed oil

 

I also have to do a liver cleanse which helps (it's an easy recipe):

⁃clear the liver of gallstones

⁃Improved digestion

⁃Allergy improvements

⁃Helps Pain

⁃Increased energy

Again I can't even begin to say how thankful I am to the whole staff there at Stemaid.

 

They really genuinely cared!

 

I will do a monthly update blog from here.

I'm so excited for the future!

It's so bright

And I do not have to wear shades 😎

 

Many more good things to come!

 

Thank you for reading my blog, and all of the shared posts and support from all of you💚

Living the Lyme Life will be a life full of living now!

 

And the best is yet to come as these next few months pass as I'm

Living The Lyme Life💚

 All smiles on last day

All smiles on last day

 Last of the stem cells

Last of the stem cells

 Stem Cells  

Stem Cells  

#13 - Living the Lyme Life

Day 11 of 12 of my stem cell journey has come and gone.

Only one more day, then I go home!


Today I received:

⁃another round in the Photon booth

⁃Followed by autohemotherapy treatment (ozone)

⁃Embryonic stem cell implantation via IV


Yes, they do stem cell treatment in the USA, but not this particular kind I'm receiving here at StemAid.


Also adding autohemotherapy / ozone treatment to the protocol was a huge additional benefit in this treatment option.


I did my homework on ALL of the different types of stem cell treatment, because I had a lot at stake with my cardiac involvement alone.

I have also experienced huge health declines that left me mostly bedridden in the past 6 plus months.


I have known people to go treat their illnesses with other types of stem cell treatments offered in the USA, but with little to no success. 


So I did my homework and found embryonic stem cells to be the most effective type in treating my Lyme disease and co-infections.


After I wasted $40k with my last Lyme dr who ultimately deemed me to sick to go on with IV ABX, it was my new path to wellness!


He was supposed to be one of the best Lyme doctors out there.

I was told I wasn't a candidate anymore (even in future months to come).


In hindsight I thank that doctor in releasing me, because I found something that has already shown me more progress than a whole year of IV antibiotics ever could.


My path to wellness will continue in the months to come also as I'm

Living The Lyme Life💚

 Arrival for the next to last day

Arrival for the next to last day

 Ozone Therapy  

Ozone Therapy  

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#12 Living the Lyme Life

Day 10 of 12 of stem cell treatment for Lyme disease has passed.

 

Today I am sore and exhausted, but this is normal to experience ups and downs in this treatment protocol.

 

I was just spoiled because I've only experienced the ups lately.

 

I Think the Rolfing I received yesterday is the main culprit.

I do have a curvature in my spine like the hunchback of Norte dame, :)

and Rolfing helps address those posture issues.

 

Lucky me, I have Rolfing on my treatment schedule tomorrow as well.

 

Today I received:

⁃another round in the Photon booth

⁃IV chelation

⁃IV B17 (also known as Laetrile)

⁃Plasma and stem cell facial

 

I know you are thinking...

What's a stem cell facial and it's benefits?

 

Because stem cells are unprogrammed they can transform into other type of cells and to perform a range of functions such as healing and new cell growth.

As an anti-aging skin care ingredient, the use of engineered stem cell skin care treatments work to heal sun damaged, wrinkled skin to stimulate rejuvenation of the skin so that it becomes firmer, and younger looking.

 

And what is a plasma facial and it's benefits?

 

PRP(Platelet Rich Plasma) also known as Plasma Rich in growth factors is the latest tendency in anti-aging. The treatment reverses al the common aging signs in the skin specifically in the areas of the face, neck, hands and other parts of the body. The advantages of PRP over other common anti-aging treatments like Botox, it's unique natural quality. The therapy uses the patient's own blood making the treatment hypoallergenic.

Just another day

💚Living The Life

 

 Pre-Stem cell facial

Pre-Stem cell facial

 The procedure

The procedure

 Almost like tattooing  

Almost like tattooing  

 Looking for the right areas to treat

Looking for the right areas to treat

#11 - Living the Lyme Life

#11 - Living the Lyme Life

Day 9 of 12 of my embryonic stem cell journey has passed.


Today consisted of:

⁃another round in the Photon booth

⁃IV chelation

⁃IV B17 (also known as Laetrile)

⁃embryonic stem cell implantation via IV

⁃Rolfing (structural integration)


I noted on yesterday's blog of improvements I've seen already:


⁃Numbness and burning in hands and feet are gone

⁃Energy levels have increased

⁃More alert with clearer thoughts

⁃Eye sensitivity is gone

⁃Not dizzy

⁃Walk without help of walls and people

⁃Less pain

⁃Mood is happier


I forgot to note a few more improvements I've experienced such as:

⁃increased appetite (I was down to 112 pounds and I'm 5'8" after the 4 months of IV abx)

⁃My fevers are totally GONE (this was a daily occurrence)

⁃Blood pressure is regulated

⁃Tachycardia is gone


So 3 more days of treatment and I'm done with treatment!


With stem cell therapy, I will continue to see more improvements over the next 9 months.


So another good day,

Living the Lyme Life

 Another good day

Another good day

#10 - Living the Lyme Life

Today marks day 8 of 12 of my embryonic stem cell treatment. 

 

Every day since Sunday, I've noticed amazing miracles that I haven't seen with any other Lyme protocols.

I've tried them all at least a couple times.

This is what I've seen so far in improvements....

 

⁃Numbness and burning in hands and feet are gone

⁃Energy levels have increased

⁃More alert with clearer thoughts

⁃Eye sensitivity is gone

⁃Not dizzy

⁃Walk without help of walls and people

⁃Less pain

⁃Mood is happier

 

And the best part is, I will continue to see further improvements over the next several months!!!

 

Today I received:

⁃IV chelation

⁃IV B17 (also known as Laetrile)

⁃IV embryonic stem cell implantation

 

I was feeling really good about the research and science I did prior to making my decision, but still was going in kind of sceptical.

💚 Now I'm a believer 💚

Living The Lyme Life

 A happier day is now

A happier day is now

#9 - Living the Lyme Life

Day 7 of 12 of my stem cell treatment has just passed.

Yesterday was my only day off from the 2 week treatment protocol, and I experienced something I haven't experienced or said 2 anyone in years.....

I actually had A good few hours of going out and enjoying life like a "normal" person!!!

Not ok like I say on occasion

But

GOOD :))

 

Also, I woke up this morning to something even more incredible...

I can be in a lighted up space without my sunglasses 😎

No burning

No watering eyes

Ocular issues from Lyme disease have been a daily struggle for so long for me. 

I honestly do not remember when they began during this rough 16 years thanks to Lyme and co-infections.

It's been a long time.

 

I'm so thankful for those milestones 💚

And

I look forward to many more over these next few months.

 

So today, it was back to the Stemaid clinic.

We started out with a new procedure today

Rolfing

I know most of you (as I did) are saying

What's Rolfing?

Rolfing is a form of bodywork (similar to massage) that reorganizes the connective tissues, called fascia, that permeate the entire body.

It's used for:

⁃Decreasing pain

⁃Improved posture

⁃Increased flexibility and range of motion

⁃Improved coordination

⁃Increase in energy

 

Then it was another round of

⁃Photon booth

⁃IV chelation

⁃IV B17 (also known as Laetrile)

⁃IV embryonic stem cell implantation

All went well today, but after the stem cell IV, I was affected with increased fatigue and pain (this is normal).

 

I'm so happy that I'm starting to see positive results in this Lyme disease treatment protocol.

And with each passing

Day

Week

Month

I will see more improvements!

Even after the 2 week treatment period is over :)

 

So good things going on now as I'm

Living the Lyme Life 💚

 It's a good day

It's a good day

 B17 treatment  

B17 treatment  

 Another beautiful day at the clinic

Another beautiful day at the clinic

#8 - Living the Lyme Life

Living the Lyme Life day 6 of 12


I'm officially at the 1/2 way point in my embryonic stem cell treatment for my chronic Lyme disease and co-infections!


It's been no walk in the park, but neither is any other Lyme protocol. At least it's only 2 weeks vs months or years of treatment.


Today started out very similar to other days here....

Photon booth time

IV chelation

IV B17 (also known as Laetrile)

IV embryonic stem cell implantation


A new addition to this Lyme disease protocol was added today PEMF.


What is Pulsed Electro-Magnetic Field treatment or PEMF and it's advantages in Lyme disease protocols?


In the acute phase of the Lyme infection, antibiotics will usually suffice. In the chronic phases, it is very difficult to completely eradicate the infection or its consequences. This is where PEMFs come in.

Because PEMFs help with reducing inflammation, improving circulation, reducing pain and in general improving the value of other treatments, they should be part of any treatment program in any one with chronic Lyme related health problems.


PEMFs not only help with pain, but also helps to address the underlying causes of the pain in the body.


That was a welcomed addition today, because pain management can not be addressed as much during this protocol. The stem cells need to know where to go repair in your body by finding damaged and inflamed areas of the body. 


Sunday is an off day for me :)


Maybe I can get out and enjoy Cabo San Lucas 💚 while

Living the Lyme Life

 PEMF

PEMF

 PEMF therapy

PEMF therapy

 Happy Face

Happy Face

 In chelation therapy

In chelation therapy

#7 -Living the Lyme Life

Today marks day 5 of 12 of my embryonic stem cell treatment.


💚 I feel much better than yesterday thankfully....


Today, I started out in the another round in the Photon booth.

Followed by autohemotherapy treatment (ozone) that lasted a hour.

They numbed the IV sites because the tubing was rather large.

They had IV access to both veins in each arm.

One IV line took the blood out and the other returned the clean oxygenated  blood back into me. 


What is autohemotherapy (ozone) treatment?


During a major autohemotherapy treatment, blood is withdrawn from the body into a vacuum-sealed glass bottle using a closed sterile system. The blood is then mixed with precisely measured amounts of ozone and oxygen and reinfused back into the body.

Ozone therapy also increases the efficiency of the body’s own antioxidant system, helping to eliminate excess free radicals which are know to be the cause of many degenerative diseases.

Ozone is a gas made of three oxygen molecules whose unstable electron makes it a powerful oxidizer that is able to kill bacteria, viruses, fungi and other toxins.


After the ozone therapy, I received another infusion of embryonic stem cells.


All went as planned.


I wanted to take a moment to touch on the overall experience so far at the clinic.

They are all so patient focused and go out of their way to make this 2 week process so much easier. They take the time to explain each step in depth, so I know what to expect. They also communicate very well the reasons why each component of the stem cell protocol is being done.  All the staff has been beyond any medical experience in the caring and empathy department, so that's so refreshing. When you Have chronic Lyme disease, that's a rarity.

So Back to the clinic tomorrow.

Just another day Living The Lyme Life.

 Ozone Therapy Review

Ozone Therapy Review

 Processing  

Processing  

 What a difference in before and after blood

What a difference in before and after blood

 Great staff

Great staff

#6 - Living the Lyme Life

Today marks the 4th day of my stem cell treatment journey for chronic Lyme disease and co-infections.


I received my 1st stem cell treatment yesterday.


It's a tough go last night, today, and tonight.


I was warned numerous times prior to implantation of the Herxheimer

Reaction this stem cell treatment protocol would trigger.


What Is A Herxheimer Reaction?


A person with chronic Lyme Disease who is experiencing a Herxheimer Reaction has recently killed an amount of Lyme bacteria worthy of causing them to enter a debilitating physical and mental state in which their already present symptoms become exacerbated.

You feel as horrible as the amount of Lyme bacteria that have been killed. The more Lyme bacteria that are killed, the more endotoxins that are released. Endotoxins are released from the Lyme bacteria’s cell wall when its cell wall is destroyed by either antibiotics or the immune system.


Now I've had experienced  IV ABX herxiemer reactions before. (Even with herbal protocols)

I thought

Hey I'm tough as nails

And

I've had some bad periods of herxing, so I was expecting what I've had to go through in the past.


Nope


This is far more intense than anything I've experienced before.


But this is normal of this protocol, and it means the stem cells and other supportive treatments are doing their job the doctors say.


The pain and neurological things I'm experiencing, it's some of the worst I've had in years.


HANDS DOWN


But, again that's normal


I've had a couple periods of shaking today.

I hate to call them seizures, because they are not dramatic like gran maul seizures.

One episode was worse than normal, but it passed.


I've also experienced a Couple periods of fevers, but they come and go.


I had one of the worst headaches ever earlier, but now it's tolerable.

I do have lesions in my brain from my 16 year battle with Lyme disease.

Interestingly enough the headache is only in the area where I have those lesions.


The stem cells are up there doing their job 💚


Today I had a break from stem cell implantation (thankful for that on thanksgiving).

I had:

-another round in the Photon booth

-IV chelation

-IV vitamin C

-IV B17 (also known as Laetrile)


Tomorrow I'm Back to stem cell implantation via IV

AND

Ozone therapy, which I will describe in tomorrow's blog in more detail for you.


So it's a tough go honestly

But

I'm almost to the half way point :)

So it's just another day

Living The Lyme Life

 Clinic view

Clinic view

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#5 - Living the Lyme Life

#5 - Living the Lyme Life

Today was treatment day 3 of 14. It started out with a IV vitimin C infusion.

 

What's IV vitamin C supposed to do?

 

Intravenous (IV) vitamin C is an exceptionally powerful therapy for a wide range of diseases including Lyme disease. 

IV administration of nutrients enables blood levels to be elevated to a far higher range than with oral supplementation. In the case of vitamin C, high blood concentrations can actually kill a host of microbes that cause serious diseases such as Lyme disease.

 

💚The next step into today was the most important day and step yet....

 

This day was the first day of "implanting" embryonic stem cells via IV.

It took 5 days for the clinic to make and cultivate my cells.

 

Embryonic stem cells have the ability to develop into all of the tissues and structures of the body and can therefore potentially regenerate tissue damaged by Lyme disease. Perhaps the most potent application of this would be in cases of neuroborreliosis, or neurological Lyme disease.

 

Can you imagine me with a properly functioning  brain ?

 

The hope with stem cell treatment for Lyme disease is that the stem cells would stimulate the body’s immune system and essentially create an environment in which Lyme disease bacteria could not hide and would be susceptible to antibiotics.

 

Also, applications of stem cells for Lyme disease include regeneration of myelin around nerve fibers, reductions in inflammation, tissue regeneration after damaging Lyme arthritis, heart tissue repair following Lyme carditis, and even skin repair after extensive acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans.

 

This therapy, especially with the introduction of stem cell treatment, will increase my symptoms or throw me into a herx.

I'm currently in Lots of pain all over my body which I expected through my research and the doctors here.

 

What I didn't know, is you can not take anything to combat the pain for many hours after implantation occurs. 

 

Nothing

 

I was told the stem cells goto the inflamed and worst areas destroyed by Lyme disease and babesia, but they need to know where to go inside me. So, If I took any type of pain reliever, it wouldn't goto those damaged areas as effectively.

 

After the stem cells, it was another round of the Photon Genius Sauna.

Thankfully they didn't turn on the heat portion of the machine today, so I made it the whole 20 minutes!

 

Tonight, I feel like a Mack truck hit me, and then add in a myriad of other increasing symptoms

-especially neurological issues.....

 

But it's all normal to feel these increased symptoms (aka herx).

 

The important thing is...

I am on track with this treatment protocol.

And

It's only 2 weeks  :))

 

Tomorrow I'm receiving:

-another round of IV chelation therapy -IV b17 (also known as Laetrile).

-another Photon Genius Sauna procedure with no heat (just lights)

 

Just another day

Living the Lyme Life

 Vitamin C IV

Vitamin C IV

 Stem Cells

Stem Cells

 Photon Genius

Photon Genius

#4 - Living the Lyme Life

#4 - Living the Lyme Life

Today's entry is extremely difficult to write, because I'm not feeling well.

But

I will do my best explaining my second day (day 2 of 14) of my stem cell treatment for you.....

 

Last night was difficult.

I experienced lots of muscle cramping and increasing of my Lyme disease symptoms (herxing), but it is to be expected.

So

Today started with another round of IV chelation therapy and IV b17 (also known as Laetrile). I also received my first Photon Genius Sauna procedure.

 

I know you are thinking...

What's a Photon Genius Sauna?

What are it's benefits?

 

Near infrared lamp saunas use incandescent reddish 'heat lamps' for heating, which emit near infrared energy and some middle infrared as well.  This type of sauna also provides warming and stimulating color therapy of red, orange and yellow visible light.  These particular frequencies draw energy downward in the body and can assist the digestive and elimination organs to some degree."

 

This is helpful for wound healing and cellular regeneration as well and this therapy is one of the least costly and safest and most powerful ways to eliminate toxic metals, toxic chemicals and chronic infections."  The benefits include:

 

•Skin rejuvenation

•Enhanced sweating - Medical studies demonstrate that most toxins can be eliminated through the skin thereby relieving the burden on the kidneys and liver.

•Exercise benefits - Saunas provide many of the benefits of exercise with much less expenditure of energy, including enhanced circulation and oxidation of tissues

•De-congesting the internal organs

•Fever therapy (hyperthermia) for infections

 

You are in this machine standing up for 10 minutes then you flip over your body to the other side and do another 10 minutes.

So

I didn't even last 10 minutes on one side. I was getting shaky and faint, so it was prematurity stopped for the day.

 

  My doctor said the heat will not be used in future sessions, because this oftentimes isn't tolerated well with Lyme disease. So, just the light portion of this therapy will be used the remainder of the 2 week treatment period.

 

  They also have a masseuse on staff, so I was promptly removed from the machine, and I was moved to the massage table where I received a full body massage (included in the price also)

 

  I also received supportive natural anti-bacterial and anti-viral items medicines/supplements today (again all included in the price I paid)

Cloves capsules

Colloidal silver

Oil of oregano capsules

Elephant Tree Lomatum

Detox tincture

 

Tomorrow is the big day!!!

It is the First day of 6 stem cell treatments.

These, I was told, would make my current herx from the B17 worse.

 

But I'm ready

And

I'm hopeful💚

And

Living the Lyme Life

 

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