In October 2004, I was diagnosed with Moyamoya Disease which is a rare vascular brain disease. Before my actual diagnosis, I had actually suffered several small strokes (which no residual effects) and numerous TIA's (transient ischemic attacks). After brain surgeries on both sides of my brain, I suffered a stroke that caused me to have a dropped foot on my right foot. Not only did I have to recover from having brain surgeries, but I also had to learn how to walk again after those surgeries due to the stroke. Now I'm just over 10 years after my stroke and I have gained 90% control of my foot back. I can now walk again as well. Some of which I still have difficulties with are balance, some memories, coming up with words and remembering things. I'm happy to say though that I survived and now concentrate on living my life to the fullest. It was a hard road to haul, but with God, all things are possible.
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