I travelled to Illinois from Southern California in late October 2015 for my 40th HS Reunion.
May 13, 2015, a day I will remember until I die or my memory fails entirely. I will remember that it was a Wednesday near the end of my middle school career, three days before my 13th birthday.
Five weeks ago my life almost ended. It could have ended or it could have been changed in a big way. I had a stroke at 25, with no history of high blood pressure or any kind of health issues.
I had cerebellar stroke last April. I thank God every day that my husband and son reacted as quickly as they did. We live in a very rural area in Nebraska.
When I was 11 I was diagnosed with a rare progressive neurological disease called MoyaMoya Disease.
One morning, something was very wrong with me.
Five years ago I gave birth to my daughter.
My story starts on a softball field in 2004 at age 14. My symptoms are as followed: sick to my stomach, brain freeze, ringing in ears, ability to walk, and slurred speech.
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