This my friends is Andy Vantrease
"Lyme Disease taught me to relinquish control, to lean in and accept the unknown, something that proved incredibly challenging for me as I watched my life slip between my fingers. Looking back, I desperately needed this. It forced me to pay attention to what I put in my body, my thought patterns, my feelings and emotions, which I had numbed for years through substance abuse and just plain neglect. It forced me to listen to what I needed on a minute-to-minute basis.
Above all of that, though, I realized that I am not my story. I am not my pain. I am not this disease. I am not even my body. I am so much more."Read More