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Donna Allen replied to Michelle's discussion Struggling with the anger and irrationality from my mother
"Michelle, It's so wonderful that you do make the time to visit in spite of how difficult it is. I'm really sorry your sister isn't willing to come at least once in a while, but sadly that is very common.  As the wife of a…"
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Megan commented on Lauren Dale Patterson's blog post Starting Here.....
"Lauren -- We have very similar stories. I too am 29 and have 3 children. My father, who was my person and my rock, had a stroke just over two years ago. He has changed drastically. He's not even close to being the same person and I'm still…"
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Megan replied to Michelle's discussion Struggling with the anger and irrationality from my mother
"Hi, Michelle! My dad had a stroke just over two years ago and while he doesn't drink he does have issues with depression. I'm 29 and have three children and a family of my own so I can relate to the feelings of sadness and exhaustion. Your…"
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Struggling with the anger and irrationality from my mother

Started by Michelle in Tell Your Story, Get Support. Last reply by Donna Allen Apr 18. 4 Replies

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

Expert Speak

Started by Admin in Topic of the Month. Last reply by Staci Blinn Apr 16. 44 Replies

This area is for articles by healthcare professionals and other caregiving topic experts, written exclusively for Careliving℠ Community.Continue

"How Is It Going For You?

Started by Louis Santoro in Tell Your Story, Get Support Apr 11. 0 Replies

Greetings Everyone, It's Pastor Lou. I really enjoy writing discussions because they help all of us {me included}. Now I don't know about everyone's situation , but I do know mine. This Saturday the…Continue

"Caregiving Is A Hard Job Because:"

Started by Louis Santoro in Tell Your Story, Get Support Apr 6. 0 Replies

Hi everyone, surely we all have tough jobs being a caregiver from morning to evening don't we. The victim has it rougher than us because i'm sure they want what we want and that is to do the things…Continue


Wife of a stroke victim

Posted by Rachael Pelletier on February 26, 2018 at 7:07pm 0 Comments

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…


Starting Here.....

Posted by Lauren Dale Patterson on January 26, 2018 at 2:21pm 3 Comments

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;…


Some folks...

Posted by Trish on January 24, 2018 at 3:01pm 0 Comments

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 can't believe this

Posted by Marion Swan on January 15, 2018 at 2:24pm 0 Comments

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.


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