My Dad, My Best Friend, My Hero…👨‍👧❤️

Today is my Dad’s 50th, so I would like to dedicate this post to him. Happy Birthday Dad 🎂🥳🥂🎈! He is a Polish man born on Paddy’s Day-the irony 😂, even in the Guinness storehouse there’s a quote that says you’re only 100% Irish if you were born on March 17th 🤷🏻‍♀️☘️🇮🇪? By the wayContinue reading “My Dad, My Best Friend, My Hero…👨‍👧❤️”

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! 😱🧠”

When I opened my eyes…👀

I opened my eyes, realising I’m in a hospital bed. It was a small room with white walls and me in the middle. Mr P was by my bedside and just as my gaze met his ”Klaudia if you can hear me and understand what I’m saying look towards the door”.  I’m thinking that’s easy,Continue reading “When I opened my eyes…👀”

When it all began…

🏐 September 2015 🏐 👉🏼🚑 🏥 One evening in volleyball training we were practicing a drill which we had always done in a sport that I have always loved. Within a few minutes I landed on the ground feeling very different. I had to come off the court, and as I was walking towards theContinue reading “When it all began…”