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What is a girl to do? (see description pls) by Heather King

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It has been a very rough few years and I am doing everything in my power to remain hopeful and positive.
Back story – I used to work full time, I used to have a gym membership, I used to dance and hike.
Current story – I have been misdiagnosed for almost 4 years with lyme disease, there is no treatment beyond a month in Canada.
It hurts my arms terribly to dress myself and wear makeup.
I do this a few times a year (dress up/make up) for the purpose for photoshoots. What took me 10 minutes, now takes me a full hour because I have to take many breaks. 4 Years ago this dress fit me beautifully, now because of what lyme has done to my body, I could no longer fit in this dress, I had to cut huge slits up the back and in the arms. It is very disheartening taking all of these antibiotics and following the most strict diet (mostly raw veggies and lean meat only) sticking to under 1200 calories a day and not seeing any benefits:(
If I may ask of you, please can you watch this 10 minute video my friend made about me?

Self portrait 2013
edited in Corel X2

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I am a self taught photographer and everything artist. For me this is meditation and medication!
I want to invade your mind or strike a cord in your heart with what I do. I do this for ME and those I love.

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  • Guendalyn
    Guendalynover 1 year ago


  • thank you my dear Guendalyn♥♥♥

    – Heather King

  • Vicki Spindler (VHS Photography)
    Vicki Spindler...over 1 year ago

    Oh huni, I’m so sorry you have this life! I have watched the video and was moved to tears… An absolutely beautiful portrait hun and I love the dress, it is very beautiful and I’m sure you still look wonderful in it!!!! Love to you x x x ♥ :)))))))))))

  • oh sweet Vicki…you are so kind and wonderful, thank you for your lovely words and compassion…and always for your friendship and support♥

    – Heather King

  • Poete100
    Poete100over 1 year ago

    I pray very hard that they will find a cure for this Lyme desease someday soon and that you will be a part of it Heather…I’m quite surprised that Lyme Ticks are in Ottawa because it’s a common thing here in Massachusetts and I do beleive they have ways to prevent it and catch it on time before it becomes a threat…I’m not totally sure about cures but I’d like to advise you to look into the Medicals of Massachusetts and find out more about the desease…Massachusetts or should I say Boston is known for the best medical Doctors and hospitals…Maybe you should do reasearch on teatment for Lyme in my state and good luck…never give up!!!!

  • awe, thank you sooooooooooooo much for this♥
    There are and have been ticks infested with lyme disease all over Ontario for years. I as well as 2 other Ottawa area photographers have lyme disease because we were in the field in Ottawa….tons of people in towns and cities 30mins-5 hrs from here in Ontario have this disease. Officially there is now a lyme group in Ottawa and there are 100 of us who got it here and suffer. They come from deer and migrating birds. I hear Boston has amazing doctors who help so many people and know their stuff!!!! Thank you ever so kindly for that advice my dear♥ out of the hundreds of people I know in Canada and the USA who have lyme disease, I know of only 2 that have beaten it after 2-5 yrs on heavy antibiotics and these people see the same dr as me in the USA. Its not just the medicines and antibiotics, there are so so so many things that need to be done on top of that, like diet, yoga, pain control, positive mind frame, great support system, infrared sauna, etc…it’s endless…but ‘possible’:) only problem is the expense….I will try and do some research in your state my dear…but it will be the same issues….$. it’s like $2000 the first time you visit a lyme dr….and that is so so so hard to do when one can’t work:( thank you for your kind beautiful heart and i’m sorry for this long ramble, in a lot of pain today

    – Heather King

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 1 year ago

    Beautiful work and portrait.

  • Thank you dear Bunny♥♥♥

    – Heather King

  • Cliffyj
    Cliffyjover 1 year ago

    Fantastic work as allways

  • ♥ many kind thanks Cliff!!!!

    – Heather King

  • peaky40
    peaky40over 1 year ago

    Beautiful portrait Heather!

  • Thank you sweet Roy♥

    – Heather King

  • Heather King
    Heather Kingover 1 year ago

  • Renate  Dartois
    Renate Dartoisover 1 year ago

    Keep hope alive my friend very sad but you cannot give up…..

  • labaker
    labakerover 1 year ago

    Eyes that melt men’s hearts……….xo

  • davesphotographics
    davesphotograp...over 1 year ago

    wow amazing hun you looking great love this one xxx

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