I restarted the push treatments June 19th. They have been very rough but I have made it through. I even had a double reaction on Monday, which was very intense. I have had a lot of severe joint pain with the last three or four, which hopefully means that the last bits of infection have been “pushed” or forced out of my tissues and joints. The treatments have been very effective but have left me physically and emotionally exhausted.
I have also had several severe allergic reactions to two of the other treatments (a breathing treatment and an injection), which left me in a lot of pain and trouble breathing. I also had a vein in my arm blow out today which has left a huge bulge that looks like a small balloon and is extremely painful.
Good news is that all of the blood work came back looking great and they are confident that I am ready to head home soon! I had my last push treatment yesterday. I am especially glad to be finished with those. Thank you Lord for carrying me through and thank you all for praying. It looks like this will be my last week at the clinic. I have several IVs and injections tomorrow and then one final treatment on Friday where they take out part of my blood, treat it, clean it and then put it back.
Javed and I will likely be able to travel next week back to Colorado. I will continue at-home treatments in Denver and London for probably six months total depending on how I am feeling. This includes LOTS of injections as well as supplements. I will partially continue being treated to kill off infection in case anything else is still there, and the other part will be to help my body recover and heal from all the damage Lyme has caused over the last decade.
Another huge praise is that Javed’s blood work showed that he does not have any Lyme or any other infection!
- Please pray with me that if there is any Lyme spirochete hiding anywhere in my body that it will found and destroyed by my last treatment on Friday.
- That the Lord will fully heal my body from all the damage that has been caused and restore me to full health and energy.
- Please also pray for my arm to heal quickly and that there would be no permanent damage.