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Carlos

January 11, 2011

I am ... A Survivor

A SCARY MOMENT NOT ONLY FOR ME BUT FOR MY FAMILY OCTOBER 16 OF 2009 .WENT TO MY GIRL FRIENDS HOUSE I REMEMBER IT WAS A COLD NIGHT I WAS INSTALLING KITCHEN CABINETS.MY FRIEND WAS BY MY SIDE WHEN THAT MOMENT A SEVERE HEADACHE LIKE SOMEONE WAS DRILLING THRU YOUR BRAIN.SO I FIGURED IT'S JUST A RANDOM HEADACHE BUT NO THIS WAS MORE THAN JUST THAT.WELL ANYWAY I HELD MY HEAD WITH MY HANDS I KNEELED ON THE KITCHEN FLOOR MY FRIEND NOTICED I WENT DOWN SHAKING AND PALE ON MY FACE.WELL A THAT MOMENT MY GIRLFRIEND WAS WALKING TO THE KITCHEN WHEN SHE SEEN ME DOWN ON MY KNEES SHE ASKED MY FRIEND WHAT HAPPEND. HE TOLD HER I HAD THIS SEVERE HEADACHE SO MY GIRLFRIEND SAID BABE THATS IT YOUR GOING TO TAKE A SHOWER AND RELAX NO MORE FOR TONIGHT.SO I DID THAT BUT NOW THE LIGHTS WERE BOTHERING AND I COULDN'T SLEEP,I WENT TO MY HOUSE THE HEADACHE WAS STILL THERE.THE NEXT MORNING GOT UP TOOK A SHOWER I PICKED UP MY GIRLFRIEND AND WENT TO THE VA HOSPITAL'S EMERGENCY ROOM THE NURSE NOTICED I WAS WARM AND PALE.I SEEN THE DOCTOR TOOK XRAYS AND THEY CAME BACK POSITIVE THE DOCTOR SAID I HAD AN ANEURYSM ON THE LEFT SIDE OF MY BRAIN MAKE LONG STORIES SHORT.WAS SHIPPED OUT TO THE VA MANHATTAN HOSPITAL FOR SURGERY THERE'S TWO BLOOD VESSELS BROKE APART IN THE HEAD SO I BLED.THEY PUT A FILTER IN MY CHEST FORGET IT I WAS A MESS.NOW I'M TAKING COUMADIN IT'S A BLOOD THINNER MEDICATION HERE I AM 15 MONTHS LATER LEARNING HOW TO WALK,TALK,AND FEEL THE DOCTORS SAY THIS PROCESS IS SLOW DOING WELL CARLOS THE LORD GAVE ME A 2ND CHANCE.

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