I too offer my solace to you in regards to your husband's health concerns. My husband suffered an hemmoraging stroke a month ago that left has impaired his left side and it seems as if in one incredible moment our life was changed. We are fifty both fifty one year old and both worked full time. We have limited insurance due to rising cost of insurance coverage. My husband is currently in a rehab/skilled nursing facility for the next 30 days to assit him in improved mobility and general care of self. He had to go back into the hospital during the inital 30 days of his stroke due to increased swelling of the brain. He stayed in for a week and half. i have been running back and forth from hospital to work and now rehab center. I know I am truly blessed that he has survived the intial stroke, however his recovery is overwelming to me and I am struggling to adapt to the challenge of working and making sure his care is adequate. I agree that all I know that God is goood and he has given me the strength to get an start anew each day and I know this is the only thing that has enable me to maintain my sanity. As a trained therapist, I know I probably need to be writing how I am feeling about this process, but it so much harder when what you are experiencing is so much bigger than you. I have loss weight as well, partially from stress and loss of appetite, but mostly from the need to change my diet to fit my husband's once he return home. I have been educating myself about the type of stroke he had and the care and recovery he will need. So I would love to hear from both of you.View Thread
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