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Sometimes you have to ask yourself the important questions in life like do I have the Virginia Blues or do I have Lyme Disease?

Sometimes you have to ask yourself the important questions in life like do I have the Virginia Blues or do I have Lyme Disease?

The last time I updated I had just entered the lovely state of Virginia & was enjoying my time at Trail Days. My tramily spent a week there together having...

Jul 9, 2017 : Kirsten Fraude
Sometimes Thru-Hikes End, Then You Get Lyme Disease

Sometimes Thru-Hikes End, Then You Get Lyme Disease

My NOBO thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail has ended. I say "MY" because my kickass husband (Zach) is still out there hiking in the middle of Pennsylvania. Let me explain...

Jun 19, 2017 : Ashley and Zach George
Grim Outlook for 2017 Lyme Disease Forecast in New England

Grim Outlook for 2017 Lyme Disease Forecast in New England

According to a recent study published by NPR, 2017 is going to be a high-risk year for Lyme disease in New England. A significant uptick in the mouse population in...

Mar 10, 2017 : The Editors
Lyme Disease: Just A Hiccup

Lyme Disease: Just A Hiccup

If you read my last post, then you probably saw me casually throw in at the end that I officially have Lyme Disease. What you might not know is that...

Jul 15, 2016 : Colleen Goldhorn
Why Western Medicine Misses the Mark on Lyme Disease: An Interview with Stephen Harrod Buhner

Why Western Medicine Misses the Mark on Lyme Disease: An Interview with Stephen Harrod Buhner

As it turns out, everything we've been told about Lyme disease is wrong. Conventional wisdom states that Lyme disease results from being bitten by a deer tick infected with a certain strain of

Jun 23, 2016 : Zach
New York to Kent, CT: Avoiding the Hiker Bubble and Coping with Lyme Disease

New York to Kent, CT: Avoiding the Hiker Bubble and Coping with Lyme Disease

Lemon squeezing, lyme diseasing New York, and the craziness at the end of it.

Jun 12, 2015 : Emily Gibson
Lyme Disease is Ticking Me Off

Lyme Disease is Ticking Me Off

A story of Lyme Disease on the Appalachian Trail.

Jun 6, 2015 : Sonia Button
Report: Tick-Transmitted Powassan Virus “Worse Than Lyme Disease”

Report: Tick-Transmitted Powassan Virus “Worse Than Lyme Disease”

If thoughts of Lyme Disease were enough to keep you up at night, you might want to hide under covers after hearing this: Powassan Virus infections are reportedly on the rise....

Apr 10, 2015 : Jordan Bowman
What You Need to Know About Lyme Disease and Deer Ticks on the Appalachian Trail

What You Need to Know About Lyme Disease and Deer Ticks on the Appalachian Trail

Forget bears, forget thunderstorms, forget things that go bump in the night: the real terror on the Appalachian Trail is the size of a sesame seed—or smaller. The eastern deer...

Dec 8, 2014 : Jordan Bowman
Ticking Lyme off My AT Fear List

Ticking Lyme off My AT Fear List

I’ve been on and off the trail for two weeks now. It feels like my mind has been in a constant battle with my body. I knew I should expect...

Sep 8, 2019 : Allison Olson