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She has to take her medication out of the refrigerator two hours before injecting it to ensure it's warm enough.
"I can't even drive while I'm on this medication," said Peay.
She has to continue taking the injections through the end of November and then she'll take pills for months.
The medication is helping her fight fungal meningitis.
"It's just the worst thing. It's traumatic frustrating and I wouldn't have made it through without the support of my husband," said Peay.''
Medical experts say the recovery will be the same for many of Tennessee's meningitis victims.
Dr. William Schaffner from Vanderbilt Medical Center says the recovery process will continue long after we stop seeing new patients.
"This is not an easy infection or quick infection to treat," said Schaffner. "The medicine is tricky to take it can have side effects so the medical follow up will have to be very very close."
Even 10 days removed from her stay in the hospital, Peay's life is anything but back to normal.
"I had 3 good days this week and today I don't feel good at all," said Peay.
Doctors do say we're seeing fewer new patients diagnosed.
Medical officials believe the risk period for serious cases in Tennessee will be over by November 8th.
Friday, October 26 2012, 10:46 PM CDT
Man pleads guilty to Memphis officer's murder
May 21, 2013 22:22 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A former death row inmate is set to be released from prison after he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder of a Memphis police officer.
Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich said Tuesday that she has accepted Timothy McKinney's guilty plea.
McKinney was convicted of first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of Officer Don Williams. The officer was killed outside a comedy club in December 1997.
McKinney appealed and won a new trial, which ended with a deadlocked jury. A third trial earlier this year also ended in a hung jury.
The Commercial Appeal reports that McKinney was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Since he's already served more than 15 years -- including 11 on death row -- McKinney will be released this week.
Williams' family opposed the settlement.
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