top of page

Lisa Parker

Dose of AstraZeneca in June

Dose of Pfizer in September

Ontario, Canada

57 yrs old

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

Very active, my work is very physical so I was in shape. I did a lot of outdoor activities especially in the water kayaking.

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

It was mandated at my job.

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

First shot put me down for 4 days. Pounding heart, very tired, muscle spasms in legs and had no strength in my muscles. Couldn’t sleep. This lasted for 2 months but the pounding heart and muscle spasms remained, especially at night. When I got the second it was the same with added pain in my ovaries but then in November I started having diarrhea and till this day remains.

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

Horrible, started to see family doc in November because I couldn’t sleep and my heart felt like it’s running a marathon. Muscle cramps have lessened but my strength is not what it was. Still doing testing for heart and bowels/diarrhea. I still can’t sleep and now on meds to help with the heart.

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

Family doctor and heart specialist continue to send me for testing with no real answers.

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

Not reported as far as I know.

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

The meds they have me on for the heart has helped. Leg cramps have gone, but nothing else has improved.

Q: What do you wish others knew?

Do not get the vaccine!!!


The views and opinions expressed are those of the individual being interviewed in each story, and do not necessarily reflect the position of Real, Not Rare as a whole. Real Not Rare does not diagnose medical conditions, offer treatment advice, treat illnesses, or prescribe medicine or drugs. Anything contained on this website or conveyed in the blog stories or groups, is not substitute for adequate medical care, diagnosis, and/or treatment from a medical doctor. It is strongly recommended that prior to acting upon any information gleaned via Real Not Rare or their representatives, you at all times first consult a physician.



Hi Lisa. Thank you for sharing your story. I have just published a self funded website. As a photographer I meet with people in the Golden Horseshoe in Ontario to help tell their stories post inoculation. If you are interested please contact me through


Jul 14, 2022


Dear Lisa,

we are so sorry to hear what you have been going through. But PLEASE, keep strong and positive. Ask Mother Nature to help you, to give you the strenght to continue this new challenge! And please share your story. The more they know the better. Even if it won't be easy in many cases, be sure that somebody, someday, will find your message a lifesaver!! Even if 1 in a million!! Your experience cannot go wasted on giving you all the pain you are now experiencing!! You can make the difference more than you can imagine! Take care Lisa and know that we need you!


Cat Parker
Cat Parker
Jun 19, 2022

Lisa, 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