Tag Archive for 'stroke'

Today’s dispatch is the second guest post in our Caregiver Series.  It’s from Sally.  Last week she shared with us the beginning of her journey as a support and eventual full-time caregiver to her husband, who has battled both Stage 4 cancer (2003) and a massive stroke (2008).  Today she shares the next part of […]

The Baggage We Carry

A few nights ago, I had a disturbingly vivid dream.  My neck itched, I scratched it, and discovered a bulging blood clot the size of a hazelnut.  It was clear to me in my dream that this clot meant impending disaster. Four years ago, my father suffered a massive stroke.  By all accounts, he should […]