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meningitis & septicaemia can kill in hours!

People who are faced with meningitis and septicaemia have to act fast to help save a life.

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still tough

Posted by Stephen Roe on 15 October 2012

I lost my little boy, William Lloyd Roe nine years ago, February 14th of all days. He was only 6 months old. I still find it very difficult and miss him dearly. I wonder what he would have been like and what he would be doing now? I wonder what his relationship would have been like with his brother? The guilt I feel is unbearable, I will always wonder 'what if?' and 'could I have done more?' Why didn't our doctor recognise the symptoms - why didn't I? My questions are never ending. Losing William broke my faith and paid a large part in the...

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The Power of Perseverance (and Prayer)

Posted by Julianne Rolandsen on 13 October 2012

Since surviving bacterial meningitis in April 1985, I have endured an almost constant stream of after effects, the worst being recurring bouts of explosive head pain and brain fogginess. I live in Australia and have been treated with a vast range of medical support from the foremost experts in the country during the past 27+ years. This has helped to increase my energy level overall….but does not seem to have lessened the intensity or frequency of the pain. By far the most critical has been the amazing PRAYER support on a daily basis, by...

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Long term pain after West Nile Viral Menigitis

Posted by Mary Gordon on 04 October 2012

Hi all...at the age of 46 (5 years ago) I had West Nile Virus that progressed to Meningitis. I had all of the head, eye, nervous system symptoms. During the acute phase my lower legs also ached, like you ache if you have a bad case of flu. Nothing would relieve that ache. Years later I do have some long term effects often mentioned here, but those come and go depending on my stress level and if I'm exhausted. The leg ache however is still with me and is constant. I have had it for all these years. It's there when I wake up and all...

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