I was three years old when I had my stroke and it's one of the most vivid memories I have as being a child. I was at the daycare at my mother's college. I remember playing and then just laying in the daycare teacher lap scared crying. They had to call my mom (she was only 22 at the time I believe) from class. Then it flashes to being in the ambulance fighting them to keep the oxygen off of me because I was so scared. I ended up being in the hospital for a week. The doctors told my parents that I never be able to walk or read again. I don't remember much else until kindergarten when I asked my "mother" why I was different then everybody else. I have weakness in my left hand and foot and still til this day have muscle spasms and cramps. I survived though, I fought it and I'm still fighting it everyday but here I am now 24 married and have a beautiful child and step son. Also, I'm working on my radioactive technology degree. I wanted to share my story hoping someone will read it and it will help them to keep fighting and going strong!
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