I would be worried about tick-borne diseases, too, SuperWanda! Especially since you found a tick within the past few months. Symptoms can be extremely variable.
"We are--each of us--dying; it's how we live in the meantime that makes the difference."
"It's not what you gather, but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived!"
"Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle."