Experiencing Meningitis

By Heidi

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Because of that, it seemed the perfect time to share the story of my friend Joey with you. . .

I first met Joey several years ago when my friend Vonna started dating him. Later, I had the opportunity to witness their marriage, which was one of the most beautiful weddings I have ever seen or been a part of! Joey’s story is well worth reading, and is sure to encourage you. I hope you’ll read it, comment on it, and share it!

What is Meningitis?

From WebMD:

Meningitis is a relatively rare infection that affects the delicate membranes — called meninges (men-in’-jeez) — that cover the brain and spinal cord. Bacterial meningitis can be deadly and contagious among people in close contact.

Viral meningitis tends to be less severe and most people recover completely without specific therapy.

Fungal meningitis is a rare form of meningitis and generally occurs only in people with weakened immune systems.

Joey’s Story

On New Year’s Day of 2005, I woke up with a severe headache and neck pain. I just thought that I had slept wrong. The pain lasted for 18 …read more

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