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  • "Survivor

    My 1 Year Strokeaversary October 3, 2018

    I suffered a massive stroke on October 3, 2017. I lost everything. My mobility. Cognitive thinking, memory, income, and my independence ect….except my life! I had to learn how to do everything all over again. I had Loved Ones who has and still encouraged me to be strong....

  • "Survivor

    Hypertrophic Cardio Myopathy

    I was diagnosed at age 31 and I am currently 45. I have Hypertrophic Cardio Myopathy(HCM, for short), I am also in Heart failure. I have an ICD implanted . I have high cholesterol and suffer from many other health issues non-heart related. 
    I joined to read others stories,...

  • "Survivor

    Stroke support group

    ATTENTIVE ADULT DAY CENTER STROKE SUPPORT MEETING!
    Meeting day: Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
    Meeting Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm
    Location: 822 W. Terra Lane. O’fallon, Mo. 63366
    Topic: “Stroke Signs and Symptoms”
    Speaker: Meagan Goddard
     
    Our...

  • "Survivor

    Recovery!

    I had a stroke at the age of 42 on New Year's Eve day.  I was working out the morning of December 31, 2010, when my right arm started to spasm uncontrollably.  I thought it was a side effect of tendonitis, so I asked my trainer if we could "go light" that...

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