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Matthew Ephgrave

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

2020 started off great, I had taken a new job in January with a very promising yet small company with great income and benefits. Then came the absurd COVID shutdown. By the beginning of June, I was laid off. I was in great physical health but I was now in a terrible job making a fraction of what I was before and no benefits. I caught COVID two days before Christmas but felt pretty good a few days later. I told myself 2021 was going to be much better and landed a new job with better pay and benefits. Things were definitely looking up.

Describe the symptoms and the timeline of the reaction.

April 12, 2021:
Like many others I voluntarily took the Phizer vaccine, friends and family had no complaints or ill effects, AND it was said to be "Safe and Effective"! Although I previously had COVID a few months earlier I could find absolutely nothing on natural immunity vs. vaccine and even recall government "leaders" insisting that natural immunity was not enough... Get vaccinated, it's "safe and effective".
I felt like I was doing my due diligence; doing my part–so I took the first jab. Roughly six hours later I had what I thought was a panic attack. My heart was racing and I was sweating profusely. This continued off and on for weeks, eventually going to the ER because I thought I was having a heart attack. The hospital wrote it off as panic attacks. The problem was I had never had panic attacks before. The bigger problem was that I never thought it was because of the jab for some stupid reason.

Early May, I got the second jab and all hell broke loose. I wasn't having panic attacks anymore, but my motor functions were failing. My lower limbs were not working, my head wasn't right, I even lost the ability to speak, I would try to talk, but literally could not get the words to come out, I thought I was having a stroke, and I was scared. I went to the hospital again, and this time referred to a neurologist. But that took time, and by early September, Lost the ability to walk, operate a car, losing my hearing, unable to work my new job. It was God awful. I was terminated and lost my income and insurance. And I couldn't find ANY information on my symptoms and the vaccine anywhere. I felt completely lost and alone, incredibly depressed and downright scared.

Describe the solutions that helped your symptoms

The neurologist couldn't identify the problem or the cause. When Dr Robert Malone appeared on Joe rogan's podcast and described the exact same thing that happened to me, I finally gained some peace of mind.Only through my own persistence did I work to regain some of what I lost. But I hobble, my hearing is damaged, my heart is damaged, I can't do the kind of work that I used to do. My finances are wrecked for being unemployed while I recovered, but I'm working on that.
The good news is I got my head back and I'm forging a new path.

Which solutions were not helpful?

Thinking about what happened all the time, being bitter, listening to the media and "experts", listening to government dicks. Feeling sorry for myself. All those things are not helpful. I'm still alive and very grateful for that.

What would you like others to know?

I know I'm not alone. You are not alone. I love you all. We got duped. There's no two ways about that fact. We gotta stick together and support each other as best we can. Finding this site and connecting with you all is a positive step forward.

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