When and how were you diagnosed with Lyme Disease?

My Lyme Disease diagnosis was in April 2018 after struggling with symptoms for many years. I came out positive through a blood test.

What is your sign?

I am a Leo Sun, Leo Moon, and Virgo Rising 🙂

What is your favorite crystal?

I think it changes based on the day and how I feel/what I need, but lately, I have been very drawn to Lepidolite.

How long have you lived in Chicago?

I grew up in the south suburbs and I have lived in Chicago for three years now. First in Uptown/Ravenswood, now in Irving Park!

What do you do for a living?

I am a Content Editor for Hoodline, a data journalism platform, and I am a Freelance Reporter for Digital Trends. As a full-time freelancer, my freelance business is appropriately called Middle Ground Media 🙂

What are some of your favorite websites?

For astrology: Cafe Astrology

For crystals: Energy Muse

For Lyme Disease: Illinois Lyme

For health and wellness: Well + Good


If you have any questions about wellness, Chicago, Lyme Disease, astrology, crystals, recommendations, etc., ask me here!