Tuesday, December 17, 2013

If you have any help....my sister:

That's me on the left, and my beautiful sister on the right, Tiffany. If you know my sister, you know she also has a blog, Huge Love and a youtube channel, and she has the most fun and funny Instagram I've ever seen!
You might have noticed that she hasn't been making videos or writing blogs, or tweeting, or facebooking or pretty much anything. And you might notice I didn't even have a blog post to write yesterday....

My precious sister has not been feeling well for a while, and the last 6 months or so it's gotten really bad. She's been having pain in her heart and a huge list of other scary symptoms, that have been aggressively getting worse the last few months. We just got news a few days ago that she has advanced Lyme disease and 3 other infections that are caused by the Lyme, one is a lung infection which is making it hard for her to breathe.

I'm sure some of you saw the news story that's been all over the news about how much, more serious Lyme disease is than most people know. I did not want to talk about it before, because I wanted to keep it private for my sister, until she felt ready to talk about it.

But yesterday, as I talked with my sister, fighting back tears, hearing my sisters voice and frustration for many doctor's saying their is no cure, or not even knowing about Lyme disease's awful problems it causes....I said do you want me to ask on facebook or twitter if anyone knows any specialists or doctors or treatments...and she said YES.

Me and my sister, looking like twins in our dark hair! hee hee She is my best friend. She makes me laugh more than any human being ever has. She is way funnier than me and she reminds me of my dad so much. She is a mom to 2 little girls, Sydney 4 and Audrey, 18 months, it's been hard because she barely has any energy and her chest pains and other symptoms with her heart, which have pretty much turned her into a prisoner of her house.
She says she doesnt' even feel like her self anymore. And the doctors believe she's had Lyme disease for many years now, possibly since childhood, which would explain some of the health troubles she's had over the years.

I love my sister beyond words. If anyone knows of any Lyme Disease Specialists, or any treatments that have cured Lyme, please post, comment, link them below. Her doctor's aren't telling her anything that helpful and she is seeing several specialists, but none of them are offering anything comforting!

Please if you have anything that has cured or helped, please post below. And please pray for my sister and her precious little family, and for everyone battling this little known disease. I don't want to scare anyone, but her heart issues are very serious and I really want to help her as soon as possible!

I got a spider bite, early this year, that they offered me to get tested for Lyme, which I didn't do (spiders also carry Lyme disease, not just ticks) but I will be going in to get my lab work done too.

Huge hugs and I thank you so much for every prayer, loving thought and any advice anyone has or knows of any specialist in the Southern California area, as she can barely go in the car for a couple minutes.

Thank you so much form me and my sister, Tiffany.

PS. If you need something fun and happy to lift your spirits now, here's a fun little video to add some more cheeriness, than this blogpost (hee hee) has to offer:

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Anonymous said...

Oh my, I have tears in my eyes typing this. My dear sisters mean the world to me so I can understand how hard this is for you. I live in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and see a Dr(for other reasons)but he also specializes in treatment for Lyme Disease. His staff are so kind hearted and pleasant to speak with. Call him!! He is Dr. M Anthony Smith "Dr Tony" is what we call him and the practice is called Dynamic Health 1-208-765-8061 or 1-800-720-4307. I can't speak personally of whether it works but He has all kinds of testimonials and if you google lymestop or lyme treatment you'll find him! I'll help you any way I can. Huge hugs
XoXo Reva

Unknown said...

I know I don't comment much at all on any blogs however on this one I had to say something... I'm really sorry your sister is struggling so much with lymes that really awful!!! My husbands nephew has lymes and it's a bacterial disease it caused him a lot of awful issues and he still struggles at times with it but his mother took him to a specialist in eureka California it's on the coast it's a hippy coastal town and that specialist helped him a lot with getting rid of the "issues" that the lymes had caused he it took him most of his childhood he's 16 now to get through it all and like I said he still struggles at time with the stomach aches that he had but the majority of the symptoms I can research the doctor if u want me to... My email is stacy1979josh@gmail.com u can emaile if u want me to look into the doctor 4 u and your sister... Again I'm really sorry she is struggling and that u feel
Sadness for her!! This life can be such a challenge as it is and to add health issues on top of it is just a huge pain!!!! I do want to add that your blog and YouTube channel bring a lot of happiness to me especially when I'm feeling blue!!! So know that you always make people smile!!! And again if you want me to look in to getting u the info on the doctor in eureka just let me know it would be quite a journey but I say a journey well worth it if it helps!! You and your family r in my thoughts and since u send huge hugs to us all all the time I'm sending u some back!!

Anonymous said...

Hi Kandee and sister,

I'm so incredibly sad to hear about all the suffering your sister is going through. She is an incredible person. Her blog and videos inspired me to begin the process of overcoming binge eating. I have a strong faith like you both and know only God was able to get her through that and he will get her through this. He is great and she will come out even healthier and stronger!

It was weighing on my heart this morning to tell your sister to somehow get in touch with Yolanda Foster from the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. It showed her struggle on the show. I sure she sees the best if the best. I will continue to pray for her.!
Marisa xo

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