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"It was like riding a bike get in you remember," said Peay. "It's been hard being home all the time got pretty boring."
Thursday was the first time since early October that Peay could get behind the wheel.
Fungal Meningitis medication made it unsafe to drive and that wasn't the worst of it.
"I didn't care if I lived or died there were days I felt that way," said Peay.
Peay dealt with Nausea and memory loss and had to be hospitalized on three separate occasions.
She chronicled all of it in a computer journal.
The experience brought a new appreciation now that life is good again.
"I'm so thankful for so many things. I just am. I'm kinder to people especially my husband," said Peay.
As it turns out many fungal Meningitis survivors aren't doing this well.
"At the moment she and others like her are a small number," said Vanderbilt Medical Center's Dr. William Schaffner.
Schaffner is one of the leading experts on the Meningitis outbreak and he says cases like Peay's give hope to others.
"There are still lots of people who are in the middle of their treatment some of whom are having a hard time because they're reacting badly to drugs and are having to switch treatment," said Schaffner.
Peay's recovery has included several drug switches as well but that ends Friday night with her final pill.
"Such a relief. Like I'm a whole new woman," said Peay.
Friday, February 15 2013, 11:15 PM CST
Former Dyer County constable sentenced to prison
May 23, 2013 12:50 GMT
DYERSBURG, Tenn. (AP) -- Former Dyer County Constable Derick Shane Hundley has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison.
The State Gazette (http://bit.ly/14UHydd ) reported Hundley was sentenced Monday after earlier entering a guilty plea to enticement of a minor through electronic means. The government dropped a child pornography count.
Prosecutors said Hundley, who is 30, used a cellphone to try to entice a minor female to have sex with him. Police arrested Hundley last July and found an external hard drive that contained numerous images of minors involved in sex. He resigned from the constable post he had won in 2010 after his arrest.
Information from: State Gazette, http://www.stategazette.com
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