Hi mommydear, welcome to the board!
Do your rashes resemble a bulls-eye? Although only about 50% of people who have Lyme ever get a rash, a bulls-eye rash is a definite sign of Lyme disease. The rash alone merits treatment. If you still have the rashes, be sure to get photos of them. It is important documentation. Place something near them like a coin or ruler before photographing to give them size definition.
Here are a few sites where you can see some Lyme rashes:
You are right, early treatment is important. Getting the proper treatment early in the infection may reduce the chance of long-term complications. Many doctors do not understand Lyme and follow outdated treatment protocols. You can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for the closest doctor recommendations. Doctor names are not posted on the board.