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Newtown Arts Festival

It's festival season in Connecticut.  We wandered our way up Rt. 25 and spent the afternoon in Newtown. I ran into a friend I met through Partner in Lyme and we caught up.  The art was really good.  The music was decent and the food....well there weren't loads of options for me so I went with the pork and rice bowl and I loved every bite.  

This was extra special because I could taste it.  For the past 9 months my taste and smell have been severely compromised.  The past two months have been the worst. My Lyme treatment caused a herx, which in turn, has made my taste go from bland and minimal to bland and horrible. Every bite can be a chore. Every swallow must sometimes be forced.  Having a meal that I truly loved and having hope that my treatment is working is a gift. 



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