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Kat Pavelek

First Dose of Pfizer on 03/20/2021

Second Dose of Pfizer on 04/10/2021

First Dose of J&J on 02/26/2022

Los Angeles, California

35 yrs old

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

I was happy, healthy and working every day. On my time off, I enjoyed traveling.

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

Mandate at work

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

Prior to receiving the J&J booster, I was happy, healthy, very active and always working. 2 days after receiving the booster, I started having severe chest pains, digestive issues, tremors, muscle spasms, period changes, severe insomnia and complete weakness. I went to ER numerous times, and all my tests all came back clear - no blood clots and no heart issues. All these issues now resulted in extreme muscle weakness. I lost 15 pounds within 2 weeks in May, and I had severe insomnia. I feel constant pressure in chest and abdomen. After the booster, I started having a period every 3 weeks, and it would last 4 more days than prior. As of July, I lost my period, and I am unable to gain strength to this day. I went from working 12 hour days, to not being able to drive, shop, cook, do laundry or take my garbage out. I feel I'm getting weaker and weaker. I have been to ER numerous times. I have been going to doctors and specialists, but so far there hasn't been much improvement. I was diagnosed with tachycardia, inflammation and unspecified neuromuscular autoimmune illness, and I am still doing tests. For several months, my heart rate would drop to 33-39 at night while I was still awake, and my blood pressure is extremely low. I have been unable to work for 8 months now, and I am not able to do any activity due to being so weak. I have had numerous Xrays, blood work and ultrasounds done, which all came back clear. To this day, I'm mostly bedridden, as I am too weak to walk properly, unable to work, or do any activity. I still don't have any final diagnosis or any treatment whatsoever. As I have had no income for past 8 months, I am doing a fundraiser for stem cell treatment, as well as living expenses. I appreciate any help. Thank you so much.

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

I have had X rays, blood work, abdomen ultrasounds, EKGs, EMGs, endoscopy

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

VAERS- no response yet

Q: Are there any treatments we should know about that helped or hurt your health?

I tried Ivermectin for 3 weeks and felt no improvement. Other than that - a lot of supplements and none of them helped.

Q: Have you had Covid before?

Prior to covid tests being available in January 2020. I had fever and loss of smell and taste for 2 weeks. I felt weak after Covid, but within month or so, I felt my health was better than ever, I felt strong again.

Q: What do you wish others knew?

These experimental vaccines are not safe. I am in contact with many people who are also left bedridden, unable to work, have no income, no treatment and are constantly gaslighted by doctors.

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So which was your first dose J&J or Pfizer? I’m confused by the title. Praying for you


Jan 19, 2023

Kat, horrible to see stories like yours and the similar aftermath. I am curious did you get any lasting reactions from the original mRNA shots or just this JJ booster? I got the JJ shot in April 2021 and had an immediate downward spiral like yours, but am able to function better now with time and focusing on gut health. I'm far from resolved, but am staying positive and trying to keep up (fun) social connections as much as possible. This is critical for recovery. Stay in there and reach out if you want to discuss treatments/ideas!

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