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Cecilia Serna

What was your life like before you received the COVID-19 vaccine?

RN with 2 jobs , mother of 4 , wife , energetic , able to multi task , healthy except for Asthma exacerbations at times.

Describe the symptoms and the timeline of the reaction.

7/21st left hand fingers numbness lasted 3 days


August 3rd dizzy , nausea , lightheaded , lower back pain , foggy evaluated in Urgent care by PA

Aug 9th 2nd visit eval by NP HR 104 when standing , back pain DX dehydration , back spasm

Aug 10th left work lightheaded , off balance , fast heartbeat 0900 HR 115

EKG Bradycardia HR 58

8/21/21 telephone appt vertigo , tachycardia episode at work dx bilateral benign paroxysmal tx meclizine prn , increase fluids

8/17th right hand tingling and numbness

8/26/21 MD appt DX mild dehydration and EKG & echocardiogram

8/29/21 My primary physician treats me for sinusitis

8/31/21 hypotensive with tachycardia. referral to cardiology tx ted hose , stand up slowly , increase fluids

9/14/21 echocardiogram performed

9/8 /21 cardiologist appt

9/13 lipid panel , hgb A1c

Jan 16,2022 i test positive for covid

POTs worse

Need to wait 3 months to get tilt table test

June 23,2022 tilt table scheduled

My daily HR is 58-148

Lightheaded if get up too fast or bend over

Work as an RN part time knowing when to sit and stay hydrated , stay quiet 🀫 a previous manager harassed me and sent me home

For getting water to drink

My cardiologist had to write me a note

Saying β€œ when feeling light headed or dizzy i can sit and drink water β€œ

I still have fog brain I write down everything

i have this thick clear mucus till today since covid

I had 2 chest xrays

Ct scan

And pulmonary function test

I pray and trust in the Lord everyday

I know my limitations and do my best everyday .

Describe the solutions that helped your symptoms

Sit Hydrate Ted hose Prayer And vitamins for energy Dont complain to others Dont want to be harassed at work

Which solutions were not helpful?

Saying i am dehydrated for weeks Being threatened to be fired if i am not fully vaccinated Stress that i might lose my job and health insurance Being told I have anxiety When I never in my 50 years have been diagnosed with anxiety 😟 Weekly testing now till πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ

What would you like others to know?

Take one day at a time , don’t give up asking questions . Ex: What lab result says I am dehydrated? Take videos so people believe you
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