The day I was told I’ll probably never speak again…😶😧

When I had the trachea in, I always thought that was the only reason I couldn’t talk (the air escaping). Again my lack of knowledge worked to my advantage…I was oblivious🤷🏻‍♀️. I allowed myself to use the images above, of some stroke survivors I know. This campaign #StillMe is very close to my heart. AllContinue reading “The day I was told I’ll probably never speak again…😶😧”

Admission to Neurology ward

November 2015 The next (new) chapter on my journey to recovery… I was being moved from ICU o the Neurology ward and suddenly my excitement was gone. I was crying 😢, when the nurses kissed and hugged me goodbye, not because I was upset, but because I was terrified of the unknown😰. The only thingContinue reading “Admission to Neurology ward”

It was a brain stem stroke! 😱🧠

Brain scans revealed I suffered a brain stem stroke and I was immediately placed in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU). I can only remember briefly opening my eyes and seeing a lot of nurses and doctors standing over me. My memory about the first few days in ICU isn’t that great. I think I was on soContinue reading “It was a brain stem stroke! 😱🧠”