October 2014 our lives would change forever. My son (who was 5 at the time) at bed time all of a sudden had a horrible headache, started vomiting and was falling to the right when he tried to walk
Five years ago, I had a stroke.
Some know my story however everyone needs to understand the importance of stroke awareness.
It was a dark, rainy evening December of 1999. My parents left, leaving my younger sister and I with our older sister to babysit.
August 31st, 2011, started out like any other Wednesday at work...until about mid-morning, when I got a sharp pain in the left side of my head and I dropped the pen I was holding from my right hand
The scariest thing when having a stroke is not knowing what's happening, but knowing that something is very wrong.
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