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Stories of Survival

  • "Survivor

    My stroke story

    Hi my name is Frank.  I live in Mobile, AL in a travel trailer.  My wife and I live on my disability check.  Before I had a stroke, I boiled peanuts and sold them.  We were struggling before I had a stroke.  On January 11, I was asleep on the couch. ...

  • "Survivor

    I need hope!!

    In March my 68 year old wife suffered a Hemorhagic Stroke!  She spent 10 days in ICU and is currently in rehab.  The main impact has been to her left limbs.  She has no use of her left arm or hand and rehab is working on regaining use of her left leg...but she

  • "Survivor

    A Miracle Made Possible By a Comedy of Errors

       I am 70 years of age now. I had been diagnosed with asthma in the 1990's by several pulmonologists ans many General Practioners. The idea that this was the raeson fort my breathing issues took on a life of its own, as I gamely tried to abstain from the...

  • "Survivor

    Heart Attack

    Hi, I had a heart attack just about three weeks ago.  Physically i feel good and following doctors' orders strictly.  The emotional part is much harder to deal with.  Any suggestions of support groups.
     

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