Had to share this post by the lovely Kayla. I couldn’t have written it better. Happy Lyme disease awareness month!
Originally posted on Joy Rises:
The reason I started this blog was to share my story in an effort to help educate people about the horrors of a disease that has gone largely unnoticed and has affected me greatly. In many ways this blog has been an outlet for me and has also helped me to connect with some truly wonderful people, which were both aspects that I hadn’t really foreseen before I started typing. I am grateful for all that I’ve learned throughout my illness, but I certainly would never have chosen this path for myself, and I cringe to think of how many others walk it with me, which is why awareness is so important. It’s important because this all could have been prevented.
Misconception about Lyme Disease is rampant among the government, insurance companies, medical community, media, and the public alike, and it’s going to take a massive amount of work to…
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