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Terry Carrigg

First Dose of Moderna on 10/14/2021

Second Dose of Moderna on 12/31/2021

Booster Dose of Moderna on "Can't remember"


57 yrs old

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

Life wasn’t bad. I had a great job, I was active with the grandkids gardening, and just enjoying life.

Q: Would you like to share your reason(s) for getting the vaccine?

It was mandatory that I had to be fully vaccinated to keep my job. However, I ended up losing my job as I couldn’t preform my duties due to the first vaccine. So I have gone through all this to keep a job I loved, which didn’t keep me after 15 years.

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

Within 4 hrs after my first dose, I was feeling achy and had a bit of a headache. I went off to bed not thinking much of it, as I had heard many people had felt this way as well.

I set my alarm for work the next day, the alarm went off, and I couldn’t turn my alarm off as I couldn’t move my arms and hands at all. My head ache was also worse. I managed to get into a sitting position so I could get up to the bathroom. I was still not able to move my arms properly, so I had to get my wife to help me.

2 days later I wasn’t much better, but at least I could move my arms. I still couldn’t close my hands and make a fist, so I rang the chemist where I received the injection. They said that I have had a severe reaction to the injection and to contact my doctor. My doctor advised me to go to hospital as I have had a severe reaction to the vaccine. So my wife took me to the ER, where I stayed for 3 days and had heaps of tests. ECG, blood and urine tests, CT guided spinal tap, MRI’s, 4 X-rays, and all but 1 came back normal. There was blood in my urine, which was short lived.

2 out of 3 Neurologists had no idea, and the third one was only interested in saying that it wasn’t caused by the vaccine and basically said it was all in my head. After he discharged me from the hospital, he made me an outpatient.

So over the last 16 months, I’ve had a headache, I still can’t make a fist in either hand, and I have no strength in my hands and arms. I get pins and needles in my legs and arms too. I’ve been diagnosed with fibromyalgia from a rheumatologist. I have had 3 more MRI’s on my hands, with only a little arthritis and no reason for why I can’t make a fist. I still have a headache and the brain fog is really making my life difficult.

As it was mandatory for my job (personal carer) they wouldn’t let me be at work until I was fully vaccinated.

I had a slight reaction to the second shot, but nothing that I have noticed after the third/booster shot. However, I ended up losing my job as I couldn’t preform my duties. So I have gone through all this to keep a job I loved which didn’t keep me after 15 years. So I have to agree with a lot of others stories about doing what your guts tells you and the people that don’t believe in vaccine injuries need to pull their heads out of the sand. This isn’t a joke! People are dying and suffering from severe reactions, and hardly any doctors will put in writing that it’s due to the vaccine.

Q: Where has your reaction been reported, and what was the response?

No one wants to know.

Q: Are there any treatments that have helped or hurt your health?

Magnesium cream seems to work better than anything else I’ve tried for the constant pain from the fibromyalgia.

Q: Have you had Covid before?

I got covid even though I was triple vaccinated. Covid flared up my headache and my fibromyalgia.

Q: What do you wish others knew?

If you don’t need to have it, don’t get it. I believe it is just a scare tactic as all governments have dished out so much money to get these vaccines. It feels like a bad joke.

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