At the age 17 I suffered a stroke. I had a massive blood clot that covered the entire backside of my brain and went into my left jugular vein.
It was 6am on March 11, 2017. I had a fun filled day planned - dress shopping with my girlfriend followed by a night out on the town with my husband in D.C.
My father died of ischemic CVA in 1993..Then 8 months later,at age 34, I had my first Stroke...Had to learn to walk/talk again...Then a second stroke for me in 1995....And a third Stroke in 1997, l
July 2016 I was having a good night with my friend and sons. I didn't have any headaches or wasn't feeling dizzy, everything was just fine.
I was a normal healthy child, until one morning I woke up and I had left sided weakness. I was only 8 years old when I found out I had a stroke. As far as I can remember I had no warning signs.
Ten years ago I was a student at The University of Texas at Austin. I was thriving academically, happy, healthy and an avid runner. Needless to say life was wonderful. Little did I know my exist
On Halloween night 2017, I was trick-or-treating with my daughter and I suddenly started to lose vision in my right eye. I wasn't sick, nor dizzy. I didn't have a headache, nor was I nausious so
I am an RN, at the age of 64. I had my stroke. It affected the right side of my body and my speech.
Surviving and Thriving
By Margaret Johnson as told to Linda Chism
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