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
Hello everyone. I am taking Marcos later this week for his first botox injection for the spasticity in his leg. I was wondering what to expect, how to help him afterwards etc.Any thoughts, advice in…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 lovely wife, April-47 years old,suffered a massive stroke last August, left mca occlusion. During her initial stay in ICU, her neurologist predicted she would be dead within a few days and many…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