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Avril Lavigne updates fans on her struggle with Lyme disease (PHOTOS)

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Avril Lavigne remains positive despite Lyme disease and encourages fans with uplifting message

Avril Lavigne is still struggling with her health, but she's a fighter, as she took to Instagram on Tuesday to update fans about her battle with Lyme disease.

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The singer posted a picture of herself sitting on a doctor's room chair — with some of the most awesome flip-flops we've ever seen — which she captioned, "this journey continues ..... Just reach up, don't give up until you've touch [sic] the sky ..... We were all meant to fly ....#DrOfficePhotoShoot @Hurley@amusesociety."

Lavigne has been vocal about her health struggles, and by bravely sharing her journey, she has created awareness for Lyme disease — and her fans are showing her their full support.

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Comments on the picture read, "Never give up," "stay strong. while there's life there's hope," "We are here for you until forever!!!", and "You are the best and whatever u are going though we are here."

She also shared another picture of herself with 13 blood test tubes, and she captioned the pic, "On my way to good health #TakingCareOfMyself #F***LymeDisease."

"Holy shit that's a lot of blood! I'm still praying for you to get better & better everyday [sic]," lakerangel14 wrote — and boy, are they right.

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Unfortunately, her illness is not the only thing Lavigne has had to deal with lately, because she and her husband of two years, Chad Kroeger, recently announced they were splitting up. But despite the hard times in her life, Lavigne still managed a smile for the camera.

Stay strong, Avril, your positivity is an inspiration.

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