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Michelle Smith

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

I worked hard every day at a very physically demanding job. I was able to garden and lift things up. I never had a headache, nor was I ever sick. I didn’t have any trouble walking or running or anything else. Life was a good.

Describe the symptoms and the timeline of the reaction.

Immediately, after getting the second shot, I developed a large, grapefruit sized swelling that climbed up my arm to the base of my neck. Shortly after that, I developed problems with my lower legs and my arms I could not stand up, nor could I lift things it progressed, and I became, in balanced, my brain became inflamed and I was diagnosed with form of encephalitis , developed trouble with my vision no longer able to work because I cannot stand for more than two hours and I lose my balance. I have had visual problems, such as temporary blindness and double vision I have also been diagnosed with amnesia Ataxia and encephalitis I struggle with extreme pain What used to take me an hour or two to do now takes me all day. And that is on a good day.

Describe the solutions that helped your symptoms

The only relief I find is sleeping, a hot bath, and a healthy meal. Sometimes I take 800 mg ibuprofen to relieve the swelling in my brain is only temporary relief. I massage my legs and my arms I still get lesions on my body from whatever Causes that I take salt baths to relieve the itching. I reduce bright lights by using extremely dark sunglasses and placing dark curtains in my room.

Which solutions were not helpful?

I haven’t had any doctors offer anything other than steroids and altitude medicine and folic acid. None of these have relieves the inflammation pain in my brain nor has it help my amnesia or my balance. My legs and arms no longer or proficient. I don’t know if there’s any treatment for that or not. I’ll ask for pain relievers and was denied.

What would you like others to know?

I just want others to know that I was perfectly healthy before this. I never experienced anything like this until I got that vaccine. I can’t count all the symptoms and reactions I’ve had on Sundays feel like I’m dying I don’t for see much help I’m liable to lose everything I have because I can do longer work and take care of what I have, I’ve worked hard all my life and now after using my savings to survive the last couple of years I will not be able to even pay my property taxes let alone my little average bills such as electrical, etc. The government doesn’t tell you the possible side effects, nor will they help you if you are physically damaged by this vaccine as they have denied me disability, or any type of compensation for the injuries that I received from this vaccine
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