I am nomminating my mom who is a brain stem locked in stroke surviver. She has overcome everything to be an independant woman and not the vegtable that the hospital predicted.
I am a stroke survivor, my stroke happend in 2001 when I was ten, Now ten years later, my stroke still affects me, I am a hemiplegic, with out the use of my right arm, I finished up high school and
I was a very active, independent, busy lover of life. The day of my Hemorraghic Stroke was 9/11/07. I lost my whole left side. I was preparing to do an event for 100 people.
Everything had stopped. My care-free, teenage years were gone. I was the invincible 16-year-old no longer.
Julie Beck is a mother of 4 and a wonderful woman who always placed others before her stroke.
Hellen Mohamed who is my mom suffered two strokes in may 2001. She wasa diagnosed with vasculitis.
My husband had a stroke on October 26, 2008. He was unable to use his left arm, walk, and his speech was affected. The stroke occurred in Las Vegas while at a office products trade show.
I will be celebrating my 10 year anniversary this year on February 17th. Since my stroke I have taken up running and have ran 31 half marathons, 14 marathons and an ultra-marathon.
At the age of 32 I was diagnosed with a 6 1/2 inch superior saginal sinus thrombosis in my brain.When they Retavased it, I had 3 hemorrhagic strokes.
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