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Cindy Gundrum

First Dose of Moderna in 05/2021

Second Dose of Moderna in 07/2021

Chilliwack, Canada

56 yrs old

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

I was super active, a runner and cyclist. I loved trail running. I am the founder of a large women's running group.

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

I believed it would help me stay out of the hospital if I was to contract covid.

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

I received my first vaccine in May 2021 and although my arm was sore, I had no real other symptoms. It wasn't until after I had my 2nd vaccine in July 2021 the my symptoms started to show up.

I started having some small heart palpitations after I ran.. I dismissed it as drinking too much coffee. I continued to run and noticed my heart rate wasn't really matching my running effort. My resting heart rate was low as I'm also a vegan for the last 7.5 years. My heart rate was shooting up very fast where it should have been a slower climb.

Then one day in August I went for an easy 5 km run, came home, showered sat down with some water and my hear rate took off to 165bpm. After 5 mins of my racing heart I felt faint as my breathing was not matching my heart beat. I went to the er and it took 3 hours to return to normal. They had no idea what happened. From that day I can no longer do any exercise without going into a fib. I've had Holter tests, heart ultra sound, stress tests, blood tests, and everything came back normal. No heart disease. I brought up the vaccination and It was dismissed.

My doctor changed clinics and dropped me.

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

I no longer run. I ride my bike under 10 km an hour and I avoid any physical exercise. I'm depressed and overweight now due to no movement. I feel like I have nowhere to go for answers and I fear for my future.

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

All tests came back normal.

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

No. As long as I don't exercise or raise my heartbeat. I have only a few palpitations, chest pains. My symptoms have not improved at all.

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

I recently had covid for the first time and we'll honestly it was hell. I tested positive for almost three weeks and I was very I'll with fever for 2 full weeks.

Q: What do you wish others knew?

The Vax isn't safe. Don't do it.

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