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
Joe had a stroke a few months ago, he is suffering from aphasia and Apraxia and cannot speak, he can understand and he recognizes everyone. No friends and family will go visit him because "its…Continue
Yesterday my husband was so depressed about not being able to walk again and never going to drive. It has been 14 mo since he had a stroke that paralized his right side. Most days he has a good…Continue
The speech therapist had dinner with my Dad tonight and decided it was time to put him on regular food/diet. He still needs liquids a little thickened. He was so excited he ate an apple to…Continue
I let my husband die finally. The man I married 39 years ago, my partner, my best friend, my lover and the father of my child. I accept I will never see him again.
I decided to accept the man he is today and to not to dwell on what I lost but what I have today. It has been two years since his stroke and I am tired of trying to make him well when that is never going to happen.
Instead of concentrating on his illness we are going to take back our lives. We are going out to eat,…Continue
So Saturday Dale had another stroke. His INR was therapeutic and they now want his INR to be 300 for therapeutic. I'm so overwhelmed with my own emotions on top of trying to help him with his. I'm scared I'm going to lose him if we can figure out what is causing this or what we can do to prevent it.
Hello everyone! My name is Yessica, I am new to the site, I am here looking for support and to educate myself so that I can care better for my mother who had a stroke almost a month ago. All this is new to me, but I want to learn as much as I can so that I can help my mother recover. I would also like to give support to others, let them know, they are not alone, we are all here to help each other in one way or another. So here is my story....
On June 20, 2014 ... we were…Continue
August 19, 2013 our lives changed forever. My boyfriend of 12 years was turning off the lamp in our room. I was reading a book so I was not paying attention to him. I heard some noise and asked him what he was doing. He didn't respond so I glanced over and he was looking at me strange and the t.v. was tipping over. I asked him again and I knew something was terribly wrong with him. I tried to lay him down on the floor, because he was standing there very stiff. I had to make a choice, leave…Continue