Abby lives in Tampa and she is an active member of Meningitis Angels.
Today is World Meningitis Day, and the start of World Immunization Week. Are you young and healthy? Stay that way! It’s Your Choice, so choose to get immunized and get on with what life has in store for you.
Abby Blanco-Wold was a young woman on her way to the Army when she was attacked by meningitis. This is Abby’s story, as written by her.
TWO DAYS TO GO
Two days to go, and I would have been gone, off to the ARMY . . . Tuesday at dawn.
Out to the gun range my dad and I went, I did really well, to our amazement!
I wanted to shoot a gun once before basic training, the old men that were there found it quite entertaining.
I had this slight headache throughout the day—didn’t recognize the faint scent of death’s bouquet.
Later that night, out with friends one last time…
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