Charlie was born October 2001. I believe with every fiber of my being that my son would not have an autism diagnosis today, not be sick and suffering, if I had not allowed him to be vaccinated, if we had used non-toxic products around the house, and if I had taken more care to feed him only good, clean foods. I can never go back, never change the past; however, I can help others by sharing what happened to my son.
I’ve been an autism advocate for the past 4 years, a vaccine safety advocate for the past 2 years, a Generation Rescue Angel the past year. You wanna know something? I’m sick and damn tired of it. I’m tired of the uphill battle. I’m tired of the continued “debate” when we have so many children who have been affected by vaccines. I’m tired of the ND crowd attacking us and suggesting we do not accept our children or love our children. And I’m scared. I’m scared of the number of calls and emails I get each month via my Rescue Angel status. I don’t want to get to know anyone else. I don’t want to make more friends. I don’t want to hear the same story over, and over, and over. I want this madness to stop.
But, even though I am tired, I will remain an advocate for as long as needed, a Rescue Angel as well. I will help anyone who asks for help. I will take action with my legislators when needed. I will do whatever I need to do to try to stop the madness.
What I won’t stop doing is telling my child’s story. I won’t stop warning others of the dangers of our current vaccine schedule, environmental toxins, and the dangers of certain foods – because in my opinion, THIS is why my son has autism. Vaccines. Other environmental toxins. Unhealthy food supply.
Be safe and smart for your children, and for yourself. Educate yourself with vaccine safety. Live as toxin-free as you can. Allow only clean, healthy foods for your family.
Here is Charlie’s shot record. I wanted to share this info with you all so you could see what pushed my child over the edge.
12/20/2001 DTaP1, Hib1 (Comvax), IPV1, HepB1 (Comvax), Prevnar1
02/26/2002 DTaP2, Hib2 (Comvax),IPV2, HepB2 (Comvax), Prevnar2
04/25/2002 DTaP3, Prevnar3
10/24/2002 Hib3 (Comvax), IPV3, MMR1, HepB3 (Comvax)
It was shortly after this set of vaccines my son started slipping away. He lost language, became distant, and began eating his cribs (he went through two), and the diarrhea set in (more than 8 diapers every day, full of toxic slime).
03/04/2003 DTaP4, Varicella1, Prevnar4
After these last two sets of vaccines my son began to exhibit extreme hyperactivity, sinus problems, chronic coughing, chronic nose bleeds, and shrieking.
Charlie was diagnosed with autism shortly after his last round of vaccines. Two years later (and thanks to DAN! and biomedical & dietary interventions) we had fully recovered him, he was INDISTINGUISHABLE from his peers – was accepted to a private kindergarten where they had NO idea he had autism, they just didn’t believe it, they insisted on seeing a copy of the official diagnosis report from the doctor… THAT’S how recovered he was.
And then it was time for kindergarten shots. I did it. I knew people believed vaccines were the cause; still, I turned a blind eye and I took him in for the last set because I did not believe our government would allow such a crime against our children. I still cringe at my stupidity. The Summer of ’07 was the last time I saw my son happy, healthy, and fully recovered.
08/07/2007 DTaP5, HepA2, IPV4, MMR2 (ProQuad), Varicella2 (ProQuad)
Charlie had a horrific reaction to these vaccines. He was lying in his bed, lethargic and whimpering. His neck was stiff, his leg was red and swollen, he had a fever. I called the pediatrician and was told by the nurse that this was normal, and that I should just keep giving him Tylenol until the symptoms faded. Once again, I still cringe at my stupidity.
Two weeks later Charlie started having seizures and migraines. Three months later the autism was back and he was forced out of the private school – because the Catholics in my area have no tolerance for a child in the throws of autism.
I blame myself for what has happened to my child – autism, twice. I beg you all to do your homework when it comes to vaccines, toxins, and what passes as food in this country. Don’t let your child become a number in autism prevelence.