Stephanie had been feeling unwell for a few days last March when she went to bed with a fever, feeling short of breath.
In the middle of the night, her heart started pounding — fast. And then her whole body started to shake.
“That scared the crap out of me,” said Stephanie, a resident of Coquitlam, B.C., whose name CBC News has agreed to withhold because of the stigma she says she continues to face as a COVID-19 sufferer.
The episode was the first of many times the 41-year-old has…