Anita MacDermid
  • Female
  • Fort Payne, AL
  • United States
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Anita MacDermid is now a member of Polio Today
Apr 25

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Are you a Polio Survivor?
yes
What year did you contract polio?
1962
Do you have Post-Polio Syndrome?
Yes
When did you begin experiencing symptoms?
In my late 30’s
List any assistive devices you are using...
Walker and wheelchair
Please describe how polio has changed your life.
Didn’t walk until I was 5 years old, had 13 major orthopedic surgeries up to age 18 on hips and feet. At age 18 I finally accomplished walking on cane. Later in my 30’s started falling, more pain, lost abilities I’d struggled to gain. Kept my positivity by being involved in real estate, community, and child’s school. After empty nest and losing ability to be involved in those type of things do to more pain and fatigue, found interest in photography and the arts, I’ve been working on this since 2014, now having trouble with my eyes, pain, and blurred vision which improves when I rest my eyes. Keeping the faith as much as possible in all.
How did you find out about PolioToday.org?
Did search to see if anyone else was experiencing eye and vision issues along with other difficulties.

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