The Beauty & The Beast That Is The Full Moon. The Wolves Really Do Come Out.
September 6, 2017
Over the weekend I began feeling more irritated and my symptoms seemed to begin to flare once again. Of course I put it all down to a rather busy week. I had many doctors appointments and had done quite a lot of socialising. I hadn't been sleeping and so was generally feeling zapped.
As the days went by the symptoms were only becoming worse, I was struggling to breathe, my joint pain on my right side was awful and I was getting old redness around the joints, high fever, my left side was burning, my spine extremely sore and sensitive to name just a few.
Then on the Lyme discussion group many of the members were commenting on the new symptoms or heightened symptoms that they experiencing. I then read their conversations about the fact this was 'normal' because the 6th September so today there is a full moon.
Why? What the hell does the moon have to do with symptoms, I thought.
Then someone posted an article which I clicked on and read. I then gained knowledge and facts I would have never thought I would.
The perks of Lyme;
Borrelia Burgdorferi ( the Lyme bacteria ) has a reproductive cycle of 28-30 days. The full moon cycle is 29.63 days. The heightened gravity levels, water tides and sun's position when a full moon occurs is apparently the perfect condition for Borrelia Burgdorferi to reproduce. Meaning every month of a full or new moon we will have to embrace and deal with heightened and new symptoms.
What the hell is this disease?
It shows you what a horrible this disease is and how you really don't have control as they hijack your body, mind and soul.
I used to love full moons. Their beauty and light that in a clear night's sky would be a beautiful picture of one the Earth's treasures.
Now that beauty has been tainted. How can something so natural and beautiful cause me so much pain? How can a bacteria have the ability to have an alarm clock that is in tune with the Earth's cycle? Not only does it change your DNA, cell make up and immune system and body's cycle to thrive and grow but it can always go that one step further and make the Earth's cycle work in its favour.
Defeating the best minds on this Earth for a cure.
Can take over any human body - none of the 7 billion of us are safe. None of us superhuman enough to destroy it.
Working the entire universe in its favour.
It just shows how as human beings we believe we are top dogs but we are true amateurs compaired to nature and viruses.
Now after yet another doctors visit I was told I have Laryngitis and a fever.
On top of all my other infections I keep coming down with.
Lyme is an endless surprise party and right now it's their favourite full moon 🌕 party it seems!
You can imagine them all drilling into more cells, tissues and organs - throwing baby showers as they reproduce and loving life whilst you are fighting to get through the day, tears flowing through the endless, hellish pain. You far from living life.
Other unknown's we need to know and consider.
I have never been a winter person. Not just because of the dark nights and cold weather ( although a contributing factor ) and I always joke I need to live in a sunny place because I feel better in the sun.
Yet I never put my ill feelings down to Lyme. It seems the dark nights may not have been the only factor to my lower mood levels, the extra infections, general illness and pain I feel. Like anyone would you put it down to more being passed around because of the cold and damp weather.
It seems that symptoms can become worse during this season as Lymie's do already suffer with low body temperature and with the added cold our circulation slows as we try to heat our bodies up. This slowed circulation means that the toxins in your blood aren't getting flushed out as efficiently and get 'stuck' in your system. You guessed it leaving you more poorly and for longer. And with more infections around - we are prime target for them.
I would always complain of having a never ending cold!!! I would do everything and never be able to shake it off.
With my Lyme not only suppressing my immune system, leading to my body temperature to be effected and therefore they along with other toxins are able out stay their welcome in my body and keeping it far longer as their home.
In times of the winter season and the full moon cycle it is advised to up your treatment medications or alternative treatments to try and keep the bacteria and your symptoms under control the best you can.
- wrap up.
- warm up your surroundings.
- avoid days out when the weather is at its worst ( high winds and rain ).
- always change damp clothes.
- keep your feet warm ( for better circulation ) wear thermal, fluffy socks and slippers.
- drink plenty.
- drink hot drinks.
- spice up your food.
All the above helping to raise you body temperature or keep you warm. To keep that circulation functioning as best we can, keeping the toxins from being able to be flush through and out of the body.
It's no fun having to think of all these little things that we never ever think of. We just see them as life, a part of the Earth which we call home. We must stay savvy however and always question our symptoms, be aware of signs and look out for warnings so we can then help ourselves gain knowledge on how to cope.
We don't have a cure and we ask the Earth to stop spinning but we can do the best we can.
Knowledge is power.
We never stop learning. Never be ignorant.
I am guilty of being ignorant and before a few days ago would have laughed if someone had told me about the moon and Lyme cycle but we must learn to expect the unexpected. Never discount anything as in this Russian roulette game it seems that anything is possible.
Let's dampen that surprise party by staying positive and keep fighting back strong.
We won't let them win - rain or shine.
Love and peace
Feeling sluggish and rubbish when you have woken up? Get boosting up on bananas the more the better - they will help settle your stomach, boosting digestion, they are a mood enhancer, they will give you the energy you need and keep you full. Buy my book for banana receipe ideas.
Wake up every morning and ATLEAST have one glass of lemon water before doing anything else! Ideally try to drink a litre of water. The lemon wakes up your digestive system ready for the day and has great cleansing properties.
Check your dairy and meat intake - dairy can sit in your system for up to seven days unable to digest properly. Meaning other foods also get neglected and nurtients aren't absorbed properly and you feel extremely bloated. Go and smell your food bin, your stomach will be in that state. Rotting foods in your belly - hmm nice.
DO NOT FEAR CARBS - THEY ARE NOT THE ENEMY! CARB UP!!
Bananas, Rice, Potatoes, Leafy Greens, Corn, Beans, Lentils etc PACK THEM IN GO MAD.
NEVER COUNT CALORIES - NEVER RESTRICT!! These restriction 'starvation' diets who tell you to only eat 500 calories a day then have a treat day - where you binge out and eat WAY too much, is simply messing up your metabolism and on your binge days yours body stores all the fat meaning you gain weight because it knows it is going to go back into starvation mode and needs to hold onto every little thing it can. HELLO WEIGHT GAIN.
Life is too short not to live it to the full, making yourself happy.