Runaway June's Jennifer Wayne Reveals She Was 'Rocked' by Coronavirus — and Will Be Donating Plasma

Jennifer Wayne is opening up about her experience with the novel coronavirus and how she was able to fight off the illness.

On Wednesday, the Runaway June member revealed on Instagram that she had been “rocked” by the respiratory virus and was “struggling with whether or not to share” that she had contracted the disease.

In the post, the 38-year-old explained that she ultimately decided to go public with the news after having so many people reach out and to ask about her symptoms and recovery process.

“I am sharing this because I did contract Covid 19 (I’m assuming from the grocery store, it’s the only place I’ve been?!) and I had some great advice from doctors and friends and family (@travelingwithfinn !)… and this helped me kick this things ass,” Wayne wrote.

View this post on Instagram I’ve been struggling with whether or not to share, because to be honest it’s kind of rocked me and I wasn’t sure that putting it on a public platform was right for me. But as I’ve been telling people, I’ve had so many people reach out and say they have/had the virus and what did I do, what were my symptoms etc. So anyway, I am sharing this because I did contract Covid 19 (I’m assuming from the grocery store, it’s the only place I’ve been?!) and I had some great advice from doctors and friends and family (@travelingwithfinn !)… and this helped me kick this things ass. Everyone is different, and each body’s immune system fights it off in a different way, so I am definitely not saying I have any answers… just wanted to share what I did in case it helps. I loaded up on Vitamin C, Vitamin D3, B complex; chaga mushrooms and ZINC! Lots of Zinc. I also drank more water and Gatorade then I ever have in my life. I wanted to flush that thing out of my system. Those vitamins and staying hydrated and rest were a lifesaver for me. I’ve read lots of articles about what to do as far as self isolation etc… but not so many on what to do to combat it because there is so much unknown. But that seemed to really help me and I really felt I needed to share. Next up, donating my blood and plasma to help others. Sorry for the long post, and sending LOTS of love to all of you and hope you are staying healthy and safe!

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The singer made sure to preface that “each body’s immune system fights it off in a different way, so I am definitely not saying I have any answers” before listing the methods she used to feel better.

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“I loaded up on Vitamin C, Vitamin D3, B complex; chaga mushrooms and ZINC!” she began. “I also drank more water and Gatorade I ever have in my life. I wanted to flush that thing out of my system,” noting that her routine plus getting rest was a “lifesaver.”

As she recovers from the virus, Wayne said her next move will be “donating blood and plasma to help others.”

The singer also included a picture of herself holding up a sign that noted three things she is grateful for.

Wayne’s list read: No. 1, “My parents did not get the virus,” No. 2, “My body, which I have so harshly judged in the past, fought it off and kept me healthy,” and No. 3, “I have had incredible family and friend support. I am a lucky girl.”

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On Thursday, the country star continued to share her appreciation for her friends and family by giving them individual shoutouts on her Instagram Story.

“Feeling super grateful and so lucky,” she wrote. “Thank you for so many of you who have reached out. I am overwhelmed with the love I’ve been shown…just wanted to share some of the many people who have made me feel so special…and who I appreciate SO much.”

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