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Justin Tatum

"To Cure NF2"

Florence, AL, USA
male, age 34
Speaks: English only
Joined Jun 2, 2007
What I Want to Do: Find A Cure For NF2

My NF2 Story
Hey All Im Back With The Decription I Dont Have A Story Yet Because I Havent Went Through Surgery Yet So Bare With Me......Ok Here It Goes. It All Started Years Ago They Say But Untill My Job Working For A Landscaping Business I Did Really Have Any Sympotom Till March Of This Year...I Worked FOr A Landscaping Business For About A Yeah And Noticed My Stangering And Type Of Off Balance I Even Got Hit By A Golf Ball About Two Cenemters From My Temple , Went To The ER And Still No Show Or Not Enought Test To See It Was Done So I Continued Working, Quit And Went To A Better Paying Job With Oreilly Auto Parts Witch I Currently Started Showing More Signs With The Vision And Hearing I Worked The Phones Alot So I Noticed It Fading Faster And Faster And As With The Vision.I Finally Went Def In My Left Ear Right As I Got Took Off ForStumbling Into Things And Lifting Certian Weight And Height Over My Head , Soon Off After That For Disabilty And Went Parcial Blind Im My Right Eye.....After All The Time It Took To Find Out Something Was Terrialy Wrong I Got Insurance From My Company Not Getting Fired From My Job Just Put On Family Medical Leave For A Few Months.....I Went To Get A Check Up At The Ole Family Doc Where He Sent Me For A MRI TO Our Local Closed MRI Studio Where They About Well They Did FREAK OUT BAD And Told Me To Make Another Doc Appt. ASAP It Was Worse Than He Thought..I Went Back To The Doc That Day Around 3 Or So PM Where He Took Some Blood Work And Came Up With A Logical Anwser....I Had Been Treated For NF2 And Sent To University Of Birmingham To Confirm It I Spend 5 Days In Birmingham For Test Were They CONFIRMED I Had NF2 I Was Later On That Night Diagnosed With NF2 For Sure........The First Time I Seen The MRI I Thought It Was A JOKE I Found Out It Wasnt I Had 2 Not 1 Acoustic Swanommas Compressing My Brain Stem SLOW They Said It Grew 1 3.8 CM A Year And They Were Currently 3 3.4 CM's Each....They Put Me On 4 Differnt Medications Weeks Later To Contain The Swelling In My Brain So They Wouldnt Grow Faster If The Did It Would Result In Paralasys Even Death......Needless To Say My Surgery Date Is Set For JUNE 8TH!!!!! I Have Currently 6 Doctors From UAB In Alabama And 1 Coming From South Cali Which Is Going To Insert What They Call A Brain Stem Implant Or A.B.I As Some Know It.....If U Want Info Please Email Or With Questions Reguarding.......
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Joined Jun 2, 2007 Activist Aspirations Rabid 
Here for Meeting Friends, Support a Cause 
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Hometown Sweet Home ALABAMA 
Birthday Sept 13, 1983  
Languages English only  
About Me
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Pets 2 dogs  
Activist Aspirations Rabid
Political Leaning
Religions Church of Christ  
Eating Habits healthy eater  
Wild Fact About Me I HAVE NF2
My Philosophy Live Life STRONG !!!!!
What Gives Me Hope GOD
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by FIND A CURE FOR NF PATIENTS
What/who changed my life and why GOD BECAUSE HE TSUGHT MR TO LEAP OVER NF2
What Bugs Me people who pretend 2 be what they're not  
Passions Animals/Wildlife  
Inspirations GOD !!!  
What Scares Me NF2  
Role Models GOD ~ Jesus Christ ~ Holy Spirit  
Quotation Keep Ur Friend Close, Keep Ur Enemys Closer !!!!!
Interests heritage, mud ridin, girls  
Books don't read that much  
Music Worship /Praise Music  
Movies COMEDYS  
TV Shows The Unit, NCIS  
Favorite Foods Native American, Mexican and Italian, Chinese food, JAPANESE FOODS  
Favorite Places Home and church  
Can't Live Without GOD and My family  
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