Sand fly bites, welts, Christmas feasts, egg yolk liver flush and itchy detox

This is an on-going blow by blow documentation of my sand fly bites – 20 plus bites – from Palawan – which may have infected me with protozoan leishmaniasis, malaria or who knows what exotic microbes they have there.  What is significant is I came down with a severe cold, mucus… can you believe it?  Being on a mostly raw paleolithic diet the whole year I have never gotten a cold… except after those 20 sand fly bites. [Read more…]

Exciting! I got bitten by sand flies in beach and leads to all sorts of problems.

December 12 to 17 we were in far off Palawan province.  A far off land, an isolated island with unique flora and fona.  I ate strange raw creatures and got bitten with what generically are called sand flies.  I may have been infected by leishmaniasis, a kind of protozoa, then again, maybe not.  In 1994 I got bit by sand flies in Boracay island and I suffered for 2 whole years at the hands of ignorant dermatologists. The sand fly bites run their course, the itchy type, the surprise were the itchy welts that grew around my lower back, butt, and thighs and legs.  Maddening itch, detox signs, something wants out of the skin. [Read more…]