Six years ago, I was thriving. I was young, adventurous, and living life to it’s fullest. Spending countless hours at the dance studio doing what I love, going to high school and making new friends, excelling in academics, and receiving straight A’s; I was living a normal life. However, over night, I found myself to be barely surviving. December 6th 2010 I woke up in the most severe pain of my life. I couldn’t lift my head off my pillow, I couldn’t move. It was agony. My head hurt so bad I actually thought I was going to die. Three and a half months later, I was diagnosed with Chronic Lyme Disease. I was happy to finally know what was wrong with me. What I did not know, is that the happy fifteen-year-old girl with a diagnosis would still be suffering at 21.
I did not know I would have a never-ending list of debilitating symptoms and medication, and I did not know I would be strong enough to be writing this, sharing my story.Read More