Due to my wanderlust, the editor at Lymeology asked me to write an article about traveling with chronic illness. Of course, I said yes.
One of my friends described traveling with Lyme like "traveling with a challenging passenger." An aggravating backseat driver, always interjecting at the wrong times, making everything a little more difficult.
Traveling is one of those things that is devastating to give up. There are substitutions for certain foods and types of exercise, but there is no substitution for looking out over the Grand Canyon for the first time. Over my last few vacations I developed some strategies to make the most out of my experience. You can read the full post here:
12 Tips on Traveling with Chronic Illness
This is the pill organizer I use when I travel. It fits so many pills and supplements. Also, each day is separate, so you can carry it with you while sightseeing:
And these are the shoes I bought for our most recent travels. They go with any outfit and you can walk around in them for hours:
"Afoot and lighthearted I take to the open road." - Walt Whitman
I'm Kerry (She/Her/Hers) and I am a licensed therapist, group facilitator, poet, writer, & speaker. This is a place to acknowledge and validate our suffering and trauma, while also learning how to turn toward aliveness and spaciousness.