My husband had a mild stroke several years ago while at work. Since then we have had to make several life style changes as he has changed so much in 'who' he is. However one of the changes he has refused to make is his diet and habits. I cook healthy for him at home but due to his work he eats at least 2 meals a day away from home, he refuses to try to eat healthy then, prefering burgers and high fat foods. I am at a loss as to how to get his attention! The other day my husband had an episode at work, he came home angry then called in sick the next day. He spent all day asleep on the couch only rousing when he had to. Now he says he did not call in sick and thinks I'm confused! This morning it hit me...he had another mild stroke! My husband has gone from a very mild mannered man to a very ANGRY man since his first stroke. He is very difficult to live with and work with. How do I get his attention? How do I get him to make the changes he MUST make to live longer and feel better. Death, grandchildren, me....none of these tactics have any effect on him. Suggestions? He is incredibly stubborn and willful. It's like raising another child.View Thread
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