Hallucinating

October 2015 I think it was my first night in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), when I was hallucinating. I now know that I had morphine pumped into my bloodstream, so most likely this drug made me hallucinate… It’s a funny story, but in the end it was really scary, when I actually thought IContinue reading “Hallucinating”

My typical day in Intensive Care Unit

October 2015 4 years ago this was my routine as locked-in ICU patient: Morning: Every morning very early around 5-6am, a nurse would come to collect my blood samples. I had a central line in my neck and hand (until today I have souvenirs where they were-I call them my War scars😝🙉👊💪 and I actuallyContinue reading “My typical day in Intensive Care Unit”

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! 😱🧠”