ASHLAND, Ky. — Confined to her childhood home spending most of her time in bed is not where 27-year-old Ashland native Christina Kovacs saw herself being at this age.
Before this, she was living in Los Angeles going to the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandise with the goal of doing merchandise design. However, a mystery illness that had plagued her for years had reached the point she could not keep up and live on her own, so she had to drop out and move back home to Ashland to live with her parents.
It took five years and over 50 different doctors across the country to finally figure out what was wrong with her – she had chronic Lyme disease.
“It took a doctor looking at me as a whole,” Kovacs said. “Even though your symptoms are spread out all these different places, you have one thing wrong with you…