Welcome and introduction to Whitney!
[1:22] How are you rooting your mind daily?
[2:25] Can you define Lyme disease for us?
[5:45] Whitney can you tell us how you were diagnosed?
[12:20] How did you come to terms with that diagnosis and come to terms with what you are dealing with?
[16:30] Physician resources at ilads.org for Lyme literate doctors
[18:20] In your daily routine what are things that help you cope with this?
[21:44] Do you have people in your life who have downplayed your symptoms or dismissed what you are going through because they just didn’t understand?
[24:40] Advise for anyone undiagnosed with a chronic illness
[27:30] Find someone who will listen to you
[28:15] No one is an expert on you except YOU!
[29:50] How do you find hope and strength to keep going?
[34:58] What are some things you have done to take care of your mental health?
[41:00]How often do you go to therapy? And has that changed as the disease has progressed?
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[46:20] There are a lot of good counselors but it is about finding what you need for this season of life.
[48:28] You can’t isolate one part of the body and treat it.
[53:40] Adjustments you have to make
[54:40] Do you have any tips for people who are struggling with disease?
[62:50] Ask good questions
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