HUFFPOST VIDEO
12/12/2012 05:49 pm ET

A Tick Bite Changed My Life Forever

Sherri Connell, who suffers from Multiple Sclerosis & Lyme Disease, and her husband Wayne Connell, the Founder & President of Invisible Disabilities Association, joined HuffPost Live to tell Nancy Redd Sherri's story of contracting her illnesses through a tick bite and how they have turned it into a positive thing by founding an organization to help those with disabilities.

"When I was fourteen I was bit by a tick but at the time I didn't know it," Connell told Redd. "But, I started feeling chronic pain soon after."

"I fell in love with her and we got married in '96. And in '98 she coined the phrase, "Invisible disibilities," said her husband Connell.

Watch the full segment at HuffPost Live.

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