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Lyme disease: a real threat in the Tri-Valley

Original post made on Apr 13, 2015

Julie Posey Yorn was healthy and outgoing all her life, a two-time Miss Marin in her single days and later a finalist when she competed as Mrs. Pleasanton in the Mrs. California contest in 2004.

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Posted by Theresa
a resident of Danville
on Apr 13, 2015 at 8:22 am

I'm sorry to hear about your illness and struggles with the medical professionals. I completely understand how you feel both physically and mentally. I suffer from a horrible disease Arachnoiditis, it to took me years of fighting with the medical field trying to get answers, I was in the worst pain of my life and like you, I looked fine on the outside. I was accused of being crazy, stressed, drug shopping. I was completely torn down by Doctors. After 4 years of searching for answers I was finally diagnosed by a wonderful doctor at UCSF. I was so excited to finally know I wasnt crazy after all. The bad thing, there is no cure for me. I think doctors need to be honest with themselves, they may not always have the answers and the need to own up to it, instead of making the patient feel horrible. There are so many misdiagnosed illnesses and illnesses that haven't been discovered yet. Sorry this is so long. Im glad you found out what was wrong and are getting help. I will keep you and your son in my prayers

Posted by Madeleine
a resident of Danville
on Apr 13, 2015 at 11:26 am

Very helpful feedback and thank you for passing this along. What a struggle to endure. Sending good wishes and mojo to all those affected (and infected).

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