This spring (2015), while attending the annual Loyola New Orleans DNP program intensives, I said to myself perhaps I should give a little talk to my peers about Lyme Disease. The previous January 2014, I had made the heart wrenching … Continue reading
Angola Inmate Hospice volunteers taught me to trust God and the power of forgiveness. I have always been fascinated by how people ‘discover’ their gifts/callings. As a coping mechanism for a complicated home life; I turned to running in the … Continue reading
Being sick for so long with Lyme disease has taken its toll on my body. I have developed a bunch of food sensitives and have to be mindful not to feed the Lyme bacteria and its buddy co-infections. Taking over … Continue reading
Thank you for everyones prayers and support while we (me and my family) cheered my baby brother (Ron Spragg) on during his first Ultra-race this past weekend. I am so honored that he let me high-jack his first event; while … Continue reading
Top 3 Ways Social Media can Help Humanitarian Work (and 3 Pitfalls).
I have come to realize that Lyme & its co-infections probably invaded my body during 1990 ~26 or more years ago. The anniversary of: my diagnosis is April 2014; finding a Lyme Literate Practitioner is October 2014, and returning to school part … Continue reading
Hi, I’m Melody and my new goal in life is to improve the treatment of Lyme Disease in Louisiana. I am an Family Nurse Practitioner Student, a Lyme Patient & Warrior! Currently, in Louisiana there is one Lyme Literate Doctor … Continue reading
My blog is going to focus on two new topics: A delayed Lyme Disease Diagnosis and how it impacted my journey as a nurse practitioner student (admitted 2010 to Loyola New Orleans). I appreciate your time, look forward to your … Continue reading