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My Chronic Illnesses as Candy Bars

Having multiple Chronic Illnesses isn't very fun.
But, you know what is?

Candy!
So I am going to try and choose a candy bar to represent each of my main diagnoses  (Lyme, POTS, EDS, CFS, Fibromyalgia).
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Lyme- Take 5 by Hershey
Lyme throws so many symptoms your way, it's hard to tell what's going on at any given moment.

It affects every body system, and it's co-infections bring along their own lists of complications.

It is called the great imitator for good reason.
With so many symptoms attacking every body system, it is easily confused with other illnesses like lupus or MS.

I chose the Take 5 bar to represent Lyme because it has pretzels, peanuts, peanut butter, caramel, and chocolate.

It's like the candy bar is attacking all your taste buds the way Lyme attacks all your body systems.   You get salty, sweet, crunchy, smo…