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Michelle Limpert posted a story

My first time here.

Hello, my name is Michelle and my husband had a stroke on April 4, 2019. The medication didnt work so they went in and removed the clot from his brain. Swelling led to the removal of part of his skull. He was hospitalized for 41 days and came home last week.I manage an assisted living facility and work 6 days a week. I than come home to care for him. My two daughters have been helping out, but they work at the same place i do. We do caregiving at work and come home to care for him. This is so…See More
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Shelley posted a photo

I have great parents!

This is me with my parents in 2017 when I got married. I think my Dad may have had micro strokes before this. We thought he was just getting older but in hindsight we may have missed the beginnings of Mini strokes. My Dad asked a few times if he was…
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Goodbye, and thank you!

Started by Diane S. in Tell Your Story, Get Support. Last reply by Kathy Apr 9. 3 Replies

I found this site in 2012, after my husband's stroke in 2010 -- and thought, thank heavens! there is support out there! But it was very inactive then, I started a "How's Your Day Going?" discussion…Continue

7 years post stroke

Started by Diane Bianculli in Tell Your Story, Get Support. Last reply by Kathy Apr 9. 3 Replies

My boyfriend 7 years post massive hemorrhagic stroke, has started moving his paralyzed left leg, and bending the knee 2 days ago.  yesterday he regained feeling in his foot. With God all things are…Continue

Questions about benefits

Started by N Hansen in Care Strategies. Last reply by N Hansen Apr 6. 2 Replies

Hello,Nancy in the USA here. My mom had two strokes, hemorrhagic and ischemic, back in August/September, 2018, and has been bedridden and barely speaking for 6 months.Fast forward to now, and she is…Continue

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Help Us Get to Know You

Started by Admin in Tell Your Story, Get Support. Last reply by D Walker Apr 5. 1232 Replies

This is a place to introduce yourself to the community. Share a little background about your situation and tell other caregivers your loved one’s stroke story. Talk about what interests you most…Continue

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My first time here.

Posted by Michelle Limpert on May 21, 2019 at 4:47pm 0 Comments

Hello, my name is Michelle and my husband had a stroke on April 4, 2019. The medication didnt work so they went in and removed the clot from his brain. Swelling led to the removal of part of his skull. He was hospitalized for 41 days and came home last week.

I manage an assisted living facility and work 6 days a week. I than come home to care for him. My two daughters have been helping out, but they work at the same place i do. We do caregiving at work and come home to care for him. This… Continue

Caregiver for husband, family troubles

Posted by Cindy on February 8, 2019 at 5:05pm 3 Comments

My husband had a frontal lobe stroke three years ago at age 47. He is walking fairly well now, driving but left arm hand not working well. His speech is ok. He has lots of frustrations and anger moments but getting better. His filter is not good and anything could come out of his mouth. My 4 children (13,19,21,26) and I have encountered all kinds interesting things with him. His personality has changed and his is not the same guy. You cannot reason with him. My family especially my sister in… Continue

Feelings of release and connection

Posted by Sue k on November 2, 2018 at 12:24pm 0 Comments

Writing poetic verse helped me cope and allowed me to connect with other caregivers.  As caregivers, we are not alone.

Check out these two books on Amazon.com.   They make great gifts for other caregivers as well.

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Caregiver for ex boyfriend

Posted by June on August 13, 2018 at 2:42pm 0 Comments

June

Hello.

My name is June and I am 73 and retired. Around the 1st or 2nd week of June, 2018, I received a call from my ex boyfriend and he told me he had had a stroke and was in an assisted living facility and ask me to come visit. When I went there later that day, he asked me if he could come stay at my house. I told him yes, and during the next three weeks I visited him every day or two while I was making my final decision.



His stroke was relatively mild and on the… Continue
 
 
 

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