As I mentioned yesterday, I'm back on IV antibiotics as well as oral antibiotics. I'm on for two weeks, off for one then back on for 2 weeks, off for one. This method is called pulsing. When I start on a-bombs (antibiotics) someone else always comes along, Mr. Herxheimer.
Meeting Mr. Herxheimer
Lyme disease has more crazy, painful symptoms than this post has time for explaining. Once the antibiotics start to kill the bacteria in the body, Mr. Herxheimer makes his entrance. Here's how he works. "Chronic Illness Recovery Education)
|Thankful for a bed and my chevron :)|
"I lift my eyes to the hills. Where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth." This is a verse that has helped me get up after being curled up in a ball of pain from herxing. There is hope!