Guilt Be Gone! (via Chris’ Companions of Lyme)

“Emotional pain can’t be cured by logic, and Lyme comes with an incredible amount of emotional pain.  You are the cause of a drastic change in lifestyle, are a financial burden, and can’t be there for the ones you love.  Lyme becomes you world, because controlling your Lyme is your survival.  All of that brings tremendous guilt.

It’s not your fault.

“I keep telling Cee it’s not her fault.  She didn’t go running into a hot bed of ticks with a Bite Me sign on her.  She didn’t plan to be in pain for years and almost die just for the fun of it.  It happened.”

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via Chris’ Companions of Lyme