At the surprising age of 36, I had a stroke. Having been a nurse for more than 15 years and with 2 young girls and a loving husband, this was the last thing I ever expected to experience at this a
Before I was twenty years old, I had survived three strokes. These strokes completely changed my life, but it was being a stroke survivor that has completely changed me. I couldn't help that I ha
While in one of the world's best heart hospitals, Texas Heart Institute and St. Lukes Hospital in Houston, TX having an aortic heart valve replacement, I suffered a stroke in the operating room.
I was at work. Had a headache for several days. I was eating tylenols and the headache would not stop. I went to the doctor and my bloodsugar was 13 way over the norm.
I have two strokes at two solstices three and a half years apart. I did not notice either until I went in to find out what was wrong.
I am 30 years old - I was 24 at stroke, and two days first anniversary, April 2005.
There was a delicious, uttering silence, but it was not silence, they were words, words that I was saying, but they were not really words, I thought they were words.
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