My saying always was “From the Thorn the Rose”, meaning that there must be a “good” thing behind the “bad” one; there is a teaching and something good under what we are experiencing as tough or not good. So this blog is called “The Rose behind the Thorn” and it speaks about what I have found after so many years of struggle with Lyme Disease.


I know what it is to be in the darkest place of disease and neglect, even feeling abandonment from God and everyone around.  I know what it is to be in a body that is all working wrong not being able to know what is causing it nor how to fix it or at least, how to get some relief.  I know what it is to be in the sickest condition ever and instead of a little recovery, always getting worse and even having something new, different, harder and scarier every day. I also know what it is to be isolated and rejected and mistreated and hopeless, and not finding words, lights nor a single drop of God to hold on to… and I know that in these moments of desperation not even words, smiles or hugs can make a difference either; the darkness is so deep and the lack…

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