Text Size

A A A

Search


 


Faces of Stroke - Logo 100px  transparent

Jodi C.
Jodi C.
Survivor

Tracey E.
Tracey E.
Survivor

Lauren C.
Lauren C.
Survivor

Lori K.
Lori K.
Survivor

Liane W.
Liane W.
Survivor

Sarah W.


Survivor

My Survival

I am 28 years old and on May 24, 2012 I suffered a major stroke due to both carotid arteries being severed (right 90% and left 53%) in an automobile accident in which I was ejected as the vehicle rolled. 

I am still recovering but thanks to Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Utah I have made a remarkable recovery so far. I spent a little over a month in the hospital and was released to do outpatient therapy. I am walking with assistance from a crutch, my left side is still mostly unresponsive. But is getting better everyday, at my last check up last week they did an ultra sound on my carotids and they are now both healed completely. So things are going ok.

I have completed my physical therapy and now continue it on my own at home.

And now I am planning to get married in about a year.

 

All active news articles
Share in FacebookLinkedInTwitter
Share on Facebook
Cancel
Share on MySpace
Cancel
Share on Twitter
A short URL will be added to the end of your Tweet.

Cancel
Share on LinkedIn
Cancel

Share by

Display of the Faces of Stroke stories does not imply National Stroke Association's endorsement of any product, treatment, service or entity. National Stroke Association strongly recommends that people ask a healthcare professional about diagnosis and treatment questions before using any product, treatment or service. The views expressed through the stories reflect those of the authors and do not reflect the opinion of National Stroke Association.

Printer Friendly Version

National Stroke Awareness logo

Faces of Stroke

National Stroke Association

1-800-STROKES
1-800-787-6537
9707 E. Easter Lane, Suite B
Centennial, CO 80112
info@stroke.org

Stroke Help Line logo