It was a very ordinary day for me that began at 4 a.m. The day changed dramatically at 1 p.m. when I started receiving the stroke warning signs, one right after another. I was at work, fortunately around fellow coworkers, when my eyes suddenly blurred so bad that I barely found my way to a chair.
John Sweeney's Stroke Story
At 8 a.m. on December 30, 2005 Mr. Sweeney, a 67-year-old gentleman who lives in rural Oklahoma, was cooking breakfast for Janell, his wife. He dropped an egg, bent over to pick it up, and noticed his left arm was “acting funny.”
Catherine Altendorf's Stroke Story
Christmas in England visiting your family should always be a wonderful adventure – but for Catherine Altendorf, it was more than the adventure of a lifetime – it was a stroke.
Kathy Long's Stroke Story
Kathy Long knows all about strokes. When she suffered one on February 27, 2007, Kathy was unable to move or speak. Luckily, her son was with her and he immediately called 911.
Stephen Melsh's Stroke Story
It was a cold Friday in January when Stephen Melsh suffered a stroke. He was home alone and terrified. His arm went limp and he was losing his ability to think, act and move.