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
My dad had a hemorrhagic stroke on left side of brain 2 1/2 weeks ago. The tubes have been out of him for a week but he won't eat for nurses. He will for my sister but just a little. He doesn't…Continue
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
My husband knows the dates of his strokes. Today is the mid-day between his two strokes. I didn't bring it up but simply mentioned, "You've come along way baby!" He responded,"So have you." He still…Continue
Yesterday morning I woke up with the worst abdominal pain. I was in so much pain I couldn't get out of bed. I tried and I felt like I was going to pass out. I was dizzy, weak, and felt like throwing up. The only thought running through my head was that I couldn't take care of Mark. My husband couldn't take care of me and I couldn't help him out of bed. I know we have all felt this at some point and it's scary. We needed help.
We called his Dad... no answer. We called his mom...…Continue
My husband had his first stroke 10/8/13. It looked like a stroke so I called 911. The neurologist thought it was a tia because everything seemed to come back within an hour. The scan showed differently. They ran other tests and found a hole in his heart. They signed us up for a study so we could hopefully get it closed. Jeff was the perfect candidate - he was 52, his last physical a year prior had awesome results, and he had no prior medical issues. When we were in the process of being…Continue