You go from doctors having exams and blood work done, and no one can find what’s wrong with you. It was so painful I couldn’t stand to be touched. The pains keep spreading throughout your body. When I was searching for a diagnosis, seeing doctors, they’d chalk it up to mental illness. These patients have severe symptoms of disease—pain, intense weariness, cognitive disorders. I’ve been ill since 1994. I was diagnosed in 1999. We were backed by enough scientific proof, blaming aluminum salts in vaccines for our illness.