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Posted by Jennifer beri on 23 October 2012
I had Bacterial meningitis when i was 26 and 28. I am now 43 and starting to have even worse headaches than before and sometimes when i drive i get blurred vision especially if i am tired. I also notice i cant answer someones question as fast as i used to. I dont remember things often. Just wondering if there is any help out there for someone who doesnt have health insurance. The first time i had it i recovered pretty quick, the second time i was in the hospital for 39 days with a central line in my chest for over 3 months, and had Mastoid...
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...
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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