IF I get proper treatment and let's just say I get better, or at least improve. Could that mean my thyroid might return to normal function and be able to go off thy meds, or is that a dead end street?
In my opinion, "yes". Once cured, we return to our "normal" state of being as if returning to a simpler time and place. For example:
I will be 35 years old, a size 6 female, kicking ass at work and climbing that f'ing ladder like no one's business, newly married, a "trophy wife" some might say. My mother always said, "Jennifer, you always managed to step in crap and come up smelling like a rose".
I spent the first 18 mos. of marriage happy, traveling, making lots of moola... I could not have asked for anything more and then WHAMO - Lyme disease. I haven't been out of a robe since.
But seriosly, I really do think a lot of my (our) problems will clear up once the LD and coinfections are gone. And a few of the remaining symptoms could be due to age(ing) or damage endured by abx usage or lack thereof.
UhOh, JelaineP is going to that 'dark place'..... AAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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06/00- The beginning, 08/01-LD positive, 10/01- Igenex and CDC LD positive, 10/02-LD positive, 11/03-LD positive, 10/07-Bartonella positive, CD57=3, possibly just tested positive for koseri IgA, Morganella motgani,Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF - yay! another acronym), Typhus Fever, Klebsiella pneumonia, Proteus miabilis, Citrobacter i IgA, Hafnia alvai IgA, NKC4, Interleukin 4 (IL4), IL8, Immunobillin (IM01).
Current Rx's 11/12/08: Wellbutrin 300mg, Paxil 60mg, Xanax 5mg, Acidophilus, Lyrica 600mg
"Medicare/SSDI theme song" - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgHioCC3yCo&feature=related
"How much more can I take?", song - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gHiR1xeOSs