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Ashton Robertson

First Dose of Pfizer on 04/25/21


31 yrs old

painted portrait credit: @covidvictimsportraits on instagram

Q: What was your life like before you got the vaccine?

I was a healthy, full time touring musician. Happy, with lots of friends.

Q: Would you like to share your reasons for getting vaccinated?

I had long haul Covid and I had read it could help end the symptoms.

Q: What was your reaction, symptoms, & timeline?

Transverse Myelitis (spinal/brain damage). I had a complete autoimmune attack of my entire body.

Q: What is your life like now, after getting the vaccine?

I cannot work, I cannot play live music. I can hardly be around people. It's horrible, it's beyond horrible. I am slowly healing but it feels like my life has been stolen from me.

Q: Share your experience with any medical care and any diagnoses you have received:

In the first seven months, I was incorrectly diagnosed with Guillain Barre, but a neurologist finally discovered that I had Transverse Myelitis. Complete autoimmune attack of my entire body. I have received exactly ZERO medical care from seeing over 10 doctors/specialists.

Q: Was your reaction reported, and what was the response?

Facebook, and people believed me luckily, but I had some backlash for sure.

Q: Is there anything that has helped, and have your symptoms improved?

Magnesium, lions mane mushroom, liquid omega 3, physical therapy. My symptoms have improved very slightly.

Q: Have you had Covid before? What was your experience if so?

Yes. I had long haul Covid for 11 months and it was pretty intense, but nothing compared to this.

Q: What do you wish others knew?

I wish people know how many were being injured, that doctors aren't helping us and there is no compensation for us.


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Jul 14, 2022


Cat Parker
Cat Parker
Jun 19, 2022

Ashton, I just want you to know you are not alone. As a fellow vaccine injured victim, I created a FB support group. If you need anything, please let me know. I hope to help as many people as I can just like us through support, resources, education, and anything else to help them through this journey with so many others that I am bringing together to support those like us. Sending prayers and hugs. Cat

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