Showing posts from May, 2016

Stroke Story, part 1

Hello again! I'm sorry, I know it's taken me some time to get this together. As you can imagine, for awhile I had lots of Doctor appointments and therapy appointments. While I am pretty OK physically, the gold ol' brain is still recovering and I do things a lot slower than I used to.

On January 2,2016 I had a stroke.  Hubby and I were at his parents visiting the week after Christmas.  It was just the two of us since none of our adult children could get the time off of work.  On this day, the family was around the kitchen table, having a good time.
It was mom's birthday, so we were eating way too much food and playing games. We'd decided to go to see a movie, and as the the game we were playing was wrapping up,  I got REALLY hot, like RIGHT NOW.  At first I thought I was having a hot flash, which was not unusual since I'd begun having  them a few months before (oh the joys of being over 40). I left the table to head to the bathroom  to try to cool down. By the ti…