Something is rotten in the state of Denmark…but heaven will direct it.
That is my Shakespeare mash-up for the week. Shakespeare seemed to enjoy connecting the health of kings with the health of their kingdoms. Towards the end of last year this seemed to be playing out at my job. The worse I felt, the worse my clinic was doing. As I started to feel better, work seemed to pick up. But, alas, it was but a short reprieve. My position had shifted from a clinical focus to a more managerial and marketing focus. As marketing is my Achilles heel, I sat across from my boss last Friday and had “the talk”:
Let’s Just be Friends
I went back to my LLMD after a month off antibiotics. Progress has been teasing, but I am not “there” yet. He is not 100% on why, so we decided to adjust the treatment and go at it another way. I am now on a Lyme/Bartonella protocol that is targeting cyst forms of the Lyme. Apparently, Lyme bacteria come in different forms and can hide out in biofilm and/or cysts. Different antibiotics and natural products tend to target different forms deferentially. After the first week, I am feeling better.
After taking 8,000 I.U. of sub-lingual D3 every day for several months my level was still only 36 (goal 60-80). So, he told to increase to 10,000 for now. I will also change brands to see if that helps at all.
As a side note, I listened to the recording of my visit and I am a bad patient. Poor guy was trying to figure out the puzzle and I answered his questions worse than a politician. He must have been wondering if I had even heard the questions.
Supportive treatment changes (by me, not ordered)