Monday, May 20, 2019

One Year After Brain Surgery

October 2017: Cavernous angioma diagnosis.
February 2018: pregnant with 4th child!
April: craniotomy and stroke during surgery. Awoke from surgery with left side hemiplegia, vision loss, and central nerve pain.
May: Three weeks inpatient rehab.
June - Sept: Returned home to family, unplanned appendectomy, weekly outpatient rehab (PT).
Sept: Baby Ruthie arrived safely, completing our family of 6!
February-April 2019: Intensive outpatient rehab (functional neurology).
April: Walking, driving, and caring for the kids full time again. Reduced hemiplegia. Some vision restored. Central nerve pain still strong. More therapies to come as time and money allow.

Stand In Your Love - Bethel Music & Josh Baldwin
Survivor - Zach Williams