Update: CFS & Pain

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CFS & PAIN

Happy Holidays everyone! Hope you had a great Christmas & had time with loved ones. Let’s hope this new year is better for everyone!

Update

Christmas Eve night I laid in bed crying in more horrible pain than usual all night/morning & I never got to sleep for even 5 minutes. Back when I was a healthy working man I could stay up for 2-3 days with no rest or averaged 1-4 hours of sleep & could still function at work. Now with being so ill, I need all the sleep I can get or I feel much sicker. I had to be up at 3PM on Christmas Day for my sister’s family coming over to open presents & have dinner. So I was up for 24 hours and my pain & CFS were off the charts.

I made the best of it & had to take…

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Time to Cast ‘Ghostgirl’ by Tonya Hurley

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Ghostgirl has officially been optioned and has some fantastic producers intact to take it to the big screen! Of the 5 novels by Tonya Hurley, the first book will be the basis for the Ghostgirl movie.

We’re positive it’s going to be a fantastic adaptation due to the fact that Matthew Vaughn, the director of Kick-Ass and Kingsman, is producing with Valerie Van Galder. It looks like Vaughn and Van Galder might have more than one Ghostgirl movie in store for us as The Wrap reports that Vaughn‘s MARV Films has picked up the motion picture rights to Hurley’s entire Ghostgirl series. Fingers crossed!

Author Tonya Hurley has some producing experience of her own, having done two TV series with the Olsen Twins back in the early to mid-2000s (So Little Time and Mary-Kate and Ashley in Action) in addition to working on other…

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What is Babesia

Babesia and Lyme Disease

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Babesia is a parasite and one of the infections transmitted by a tic along with Lyme disease, bartonella and mycoplasma infections. Symptoms of babesiosis are similar to those of Lyme disease but it more often starts with a high fever and chills. As the infection progresses, patients may develop fatigue, headache, sweats, muscle aches, nausea, and vomiting. Babesiosis is often so mild it is not noticed but can be life-threatening to people with no spleen, the elderly, and people with weak immune systems. Complications include very low blood pressure, liver problems, severe hemolytic anemia (a breakdown of red blood cells), .Babesia-Giemsa-stain-CDChere is a picture of the parasite (blue) infecting the red blood cells. There is a blood antibody test that can detect Babesia, and treatment involves antibiotics and antiparasite medication.

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