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
Meals are difficult at our house. My husband can now feed himself with very little mess. ( Two things I'm very grateful for) But he complains about everything I make. There are only two ways I…Continue
My mother had a stroke 3 years ago , and from that day she has never been the same. I knew things would change and that I would have to be patient when learning about her triggers that would lead to…Continue
My husband had a ischemic stroke due to arterial double dissection on December 29th. He is 40 years old and never had health problems previously. He did have a mini TIA on December 19th but no…Continue
My husband had a ischemic stroke due to arterial double dissection on December 29th. He is 40 years old and never had health problems previously. He did have a mini TIA on December 19th but no residual effects after. Came home from 4 days in the hospital and was put on high blood pressure and cholesterol meds. The major strokes on December 29th were in the cerebellum.
It was a scary 22 days in the Neuro ICU. His brain had swelling so they removed the bottom of the skull with some dead…Continue
I am 29 years old,a stay at home mom with 2 daughters ages 8 years and an almost 13 month old.
My dad is 56 years old.(has not missed a day of work for the last 5 years);Lead man(boss) for production line factory; extremely independent, workaholic, motorcycle riding year round, awesome daddy and Granddaddy. My SUPERMAN!
Had an Ischemic Stroke on Easter Sunday 2017.
This was the first time I was in a situation where I needed my daddy for comfort, strength, and support;…
One of my co workers came to me and said oh my goodness you look like you need a hug! You already have two small children and now with your husband suffering a stroke it's just like you have three. People re so crazy.
Today another person asked me how my husband was doing. I told her he had improved greatly and she asked me does the company he worked for pay for his home care. I told her no she shook her head. I said he is alive. He could have been dead. I lost one husband years ago. I'm…
I just finished writing a fairly long post, but lost it when I answered a prompt to change some of my settings. I'm in a state of shock and am too tired to re-enter what I typed. I'll be back in a day or two and try to share all over again.