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mom driving post strokeThe truth is…I never thought this day would come.  Nearly two years ago, my mom had a massive stroke, leaving her right-side paralyzed with a loss of speech.  The stroke was caused by severe artery  diseases in which one of her corotoid arteries is 100% blocked, and the other about 70% blocked.  She was previously not aware of the disease and needless to say, her stroke was shocking to everyone.  The doctors were not too optimistic about how much recovery she would make because the brain damage had been so severe.  While her recovery is mostly on target with what was predicted (she regained some of her mobility back and got about 30-40% of her speech back)- one thing is for sure- no one ever thought it would be possible for my mother to drive again. (more…)


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