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Winb143 last won the day on July 15

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About Winb143

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    Senior Member
  • Birthday September 3

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    Deepest darkest Kent.
  • Interests
    Singing rude songs my Dad taught me when young.


  • Biography
    Old Hag...born in prehistoric era...youngest of 10 !!!!
  • Location
  • Interests
    eating chocs and shopping.. singing with family
  • Occupation
    was secretary
  • SAH/Stroke Date
    SAH Aug 2009 then Shunt in Aug 2010

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  1. Hi Eric, Before I came on here I worried about my mortality ie would I have another, I think it is natural. As Clare has said, are you worrying about it happening again. I worried a lot about it after my SAH. My Daughter found this site it helped her and she showed it to me and it has helped me no end, as I saw people joking and getting on with life. I love this site as we have all been there and we have survived. So you are a survivor and when down think happy thoughts and I sing happy songs as stress is no good for us !! Poor Family !! Keep well and when you feel a panic suck a mint or drink water. You have had all tests so remember you can stop panic attacks. Neighbour was taken ill and it left him with panic attacks so I gave him a bottle of water and a packet of mints lol (For dry mouth). Good Luck Winb143 xx .
  2. Concerned

    No need for stress now Sonia xx Glad you went as it has put mind at ease and we do not need worry Be Well WinB143 xxxx
  3. Hi Mandie, I get like that sometimes, today I had a lay in as not feeling 100% and Daughter is so good to me. I have become a grouch as I cannot take tales of woe, (not yours) but to hear them when eyes have just opened Arghhhh lol We all get Days like this, even had a go at hubby today and that isn't me (Yes it is Win) ha ha Who said that !!! ha ha When down I think of a happy song and start singing it or remembering good times to cheer me up. Stress is bad for us my Surgeon said. So now and again get ready meals for off Days, Wishing you happy thoughts and hope you feel better xxx Love Win xxxx Cheer up xxxxxxxx now a smile if possible xxxx
  4. Thank you Maeve, If ever on a downer pop in anytime and good luck to you and your family xxxx
  5. Sah 7 months post op

    Hi, He is scared bless him xx as I would have been if I was awake. Tell him he doesn't want it to turn to anything serious as Daffs and myself had, so ask him for your sake to see Doc at least. I was out of it for quite a while and remember nothing, put my Family through it. No ones fault but it happens and ignoring it will make him worry and my surgeon said stress is bad for us. Hope he gets better soon but do not be afraid tell him xxx Good luck to you both xxxx Win xxxxx See Doc Partner or I'll start singing xxxx !!
  6. Hi Maeve, When I had my SAH I saw my Mum but she wouldn't talk to me, maybe a dream, but I like to think my time wasn't up and she was not making me welcome lol xx My Dad got told off for singing with me and my brother by my Mum. All had passed on xx Surgeon told me stress is bad for us so I sing when on a downer. It keeps the stress away xx All what the others have put I agree with. I was cooking a curry on a Friday and had been feeling rough/tired all day. Hubby came home early and I passed out. ?? Awoke when shunt went in head to stop hydrocephalus. My Daughter has migraines and since my SAH I was worried for her but she had a scan and her brain is in good nick, phew xx Hope you and sister keep bright when possible, as your Mum wouldn't want you to worry about her xxxx Good luck to you Winb143 xxxxx
  7. Kathie - new member

    Wishing all of you well in recovery and do not overdo it xxxx Listen to your body and brain when tired xxxx Good luck All xxxxxxxxxx This site is a Godsend xxxx
  8. Elainec

    Elaine, Try not to Stress as my Surgeon said it is bad for us, I might have told you this already, I had no option but to have a shunt put in after getting Ventriculitis. You will get better and if you feel stressed, keep calm and remain happy. Easier said than done. I have ways of making myself happy I go back years and think of times I laughed until I cried with hysterics. Also I sing happy songs annoys the Hubby but keeps me stress free and then we both laugh ( albeit 1 am in the morning) !! See smiling at what I typed xxx Good luck with your recovery and stay happy when possible xxxx Never give up xxx
  9. Same as Jillbb Rich, I have a good day and then laying in bed I go giddy so I sit up slowly, wait for a while then stand etc etc . some days are worse than others and some I feel fine !! I think I have a fickle brain lol I've noticed it helps if you do things at a slower pace, well it does me. Good luck and hope you feel better soon xx Win xxxx
  10. Kay - new member

    I remember someone writing on here that when we first had our SAH they had the blood to deal with etc etc . This time it is more straight forward as you will be in hospital not sick and bleeding but a straight forward op. Whereas before you were ill, does that make sense??? Not telling you not to be afraid just saying it is more straight forward. Keep Well and chin up and let us know how you got on after 14th. I loved my 30's and 40's I wont go on anymore on age as we'll be here all night xxxx ha ha Smile xxxxxx
  11. Clare's album

    Santorini looks smashing Clare xxxx
  12. 9 months post SAH

    Hi Kathie, I had an SAH and I get tired a lot xx nature of the beast I guess. Never give up as we have all had down days and days where we are so tired we cannot do much. It gets better as the years go on so listen to your brain/body and take it slower xx Not nice that we get shattered quicker than before xx My short term memory is bad now days xx but I am an oldun ha ha xx You are in early days of recovery so take your time and pace self xx This site is a good place to come as it has helped my Daughter when I was in cuckoo land and now me. We are not alone xxxx keep going and try and manage a smile when poss xxxxx Good luck to you Winb143 xxx
  13. Thank you. Two years on!

    Lovely post Irene and this is my safe Haven still xxxx Hope you go from strength to strength xxxx Keep in touch Win xxxxxxxxxxx
  14. And sing Miss Daffs and Mary xx Stress I was told is a no no by surgeon, so I sing upsets hubby but he is getting used to it xxxx
  15. Introducing Kristi G

    Hiya Kirsti, This site is good for sharing a worry or just giving vent. Glad you are well ish !! and it never ruptured. I agree with the others keep drinking water and when you feel sorry for yourself come on here and let off some steam. You keep in touch and try to manage a song or laughter as I swear that is what got me through it xxxx Good luck and remember you are not alone. Been there sung a song and managed a smile xxx Cheers Win xxxx