I am engulfed in a muddy river of sorrow and loss. The current is strong, and I struggle to stay afloat. I fight and kick, but the debris of pain pulls me under. I surface just long enough to inhale and note my surroundings, only to be sucked down again…again…and again. The waters are raging.... Continue Reading →
After becoming infected with Lyme disease, I researched and researched tick repellants, desperately seeking the best protection for my five children. Yes, there are chemical sprays with DEET with great track records of repelling ticks. This is the one my husband and his fellow hunters use during hunting season. Research shows that it’s very effective,... Continue Reading →
Get Ticked Off –Part 4: Be Strong
This is the final article in a four-part series on tick safety and Lyme disease. Read the first article "Be Aware" here, the second "Be Proactive" here, and the third "Be Reactive" here. It's been over a month since I posted, which is just embarrassing, especially considering I was in the middle of writing this important... Continue Reading →
Get Ticked Off – Part 3: Be Reactive
This is the third article in a four part series on tick safety and Lyme disease. Read the first article here and the second here. This post is similar to a previous post, but with several critical updates added. Please read, share, and DO THIS; it could save your life. Read this now. Don't bookmark it to... Continue Reading →
Get Ticked Off –Part 2: Be Proactive.
This is the second article in a four-part series on tick safety and Lyme disease. To read the first article, click here. Please read, share, and DO THIS; it could save your life. In the classic movie Jurassic Park, after watching a newborn velociraptor hatch and learning that the dinosaurs in the park are kept from... Continue Reading →