This is the place to share your thoughts and tell us all how your day is going!I am so glad so many people have come back to this site and new people have joined since I posted this original…Continue
I am assuming that others are in the same situation that I am in right now and mostly just need confirmation that I'm not alone. My husband, a 12-year survivor was very mechanical and quite the…Continue
I'm new and I posted our story on my Profile Page, so I will try not to repeat myself too much!I have spent my entire working life being a nurse, and a psych nurse at that! I was near retirement and…Continue
I am new here and just wanted to join a forum where I could hear from others how they deal with things. My 63 year old mother suffered a stroke July 10th of this year, the second day in the ICU we…Continue
So Saturday Dale had another stroke. His INR was therapeutic and they now want his INR to be 300 for therapeutic. I'm so overwhelmed with my own emotions on top of trying to help him with his. I'm scared I'm going to lose him if we can figure out what is causing this or what we can do to prevent it.
Hello everyone! My name is Yessica, I am new to the site, I am here looking for support and to educate myself so that I can care better for my mother who had a stroke almost a month ago. All this is new to me, but I want to learn as much as I can so that I can help my mother recover. I would also like to give support to others, let them know, they are not alone, we are all here to help each other in one way or another. So here is my story....
On June 20, 2014 ... we were…Continue
August 19, 2013 our lives changed forever. My boyfriend of 12 years was turning off the lamp in our room. I was reading a book so I was not paying attention to him. I heard some noise and asked him what he was doing. He didn't respond so I glanced over and he was looking at me strange and the t.v. was tipping over. I asked him again and I knew something was terribly wrong with him. I tried to lay him down on the floor, because he was standing there very stiff. I had to make a choice, leave…Continue
My incredibly independent mother(79) had to go in for carotid artery surgery on May 5th, 2014. She had a massive stroke while in operation and is now paralyzed on her right side with no movement for 7 weeks, she also lost her speech but is slowly gaining this back. I care for her so much its absolutely devastating to me to see her like this. She has anger outbursts a lot now and keeps saying No No No when she's upset. Also her good side of her body is always restless, she's constantly…Continue