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Louise

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About Louise

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  • Birthday August 1

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    Female
  • Location
    East Coast Scotland

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  • Location
    Scotland - SAH 1st November 1999
  • Interests
    I'm not hungover... I have wine flu., The great thing about living in a small town is...if I don't k
  • Occupation
    No time to work!
  • SAH/Stroke Date
    1st November 1999

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  1. Hi there Although December might seem some time ago having had a SAH its not that long ago still in the early stages of recover I'd say.. wishing you well in your recovery.. Everyone has good advice...
  2. Louise

    12 Hour shifts

    Hi there Not the same thing I know but wife of someone who does 12hours shifts from time to time (next one on Sat funny enough then Tues 18th) and for me they are shattering & I'm not the one working.. Its hard on even the ones that haven't had a SAH and all the challenges that goes along with it.
  3. Hi Vicky welcome to the site, glad you found us. Oh what a horrible ordeal for you to go through, the chances of you actually having another are low but that feeling is horrible think everyone feels like that in the beginning it will ease - honest. of course you had to make a complaint that was terrible and no-one should have to go though that. I hope you get some sort of resolution to this.. hope you find the site helpful. take care
  4. Louise

    Guilt

    Welcome to the site so glad that you found us.. The guilt thing is horrible but know that it wasn't your fault and there was nothing you could have done, don't bottle it up speak with the family how you feel. This all takes time and you've been blessed with that sending my warmest wishes... All the other replies are great as ever so making this short...
  5. Louise

    Clive - Four and a bit years on...

    Hi there warm welcome to the site, glad that you found us.
  6. Louise

    Shunts

    Mines not adjustable Penny, the way I look at it its keeping me alive, once its at a place your ok with it'll be ok... all the best take care..
  7. Louise

    Exercise

    I have to agree take their advice - as for excersise I think your getting plenty just with day to day life stuff. Do listen to your body and keep well hydrated and remember your in early days take it easy.. take care
  8. Louise

    SAH, 14 years on.

    I wobble too but have to say nobody's said that to me 'yet' but I'd be like SM and just laugh it off I have been told 'your slow' when a jokes being told or something like that I just laugh that off to my brain works slow...
  9. Louise

    Angela

    Welcome Angela, wow! scary but each day is a gift it takes time to get over something like a SAH, slow and easy, listen to your body when it says had enough rest, keep hydrated and more so when its hot. writing lists, keeping a diary are all good I still do that and with Christmas looming there will be lists, and lists of lists its crazy but it keeps me on track, hope to hear more from you..
  10. Louise

    New Member: Rook

    Hi there gosh I was still getting better way after 6mths infact I was still getting better 1,2,3,4 years later.. take care.
  11. Hi there, my BP goes up and down like a yoyo. sometimes when you focus too much on it, it doesn't help it. keep hydrated and rest if your doing too much maybe its your body's way of saying 'slow down' take care
  12. Louise

    Comeback - Bill

    Welcome back good to hear things have inproved as always onward and forward we go.. take care.
  13. I'm another with shunt for Hydrocephalus and stormy weather is a nightmare for me. but if it works for you then that's brilliant - enjoy.
  14. Hi there warm welcome glad that you found us... sorry cant answer regarding driving I don't drive... If your at all worried re; constant thirst maybe ask your GP (doctor)
  15. Maybe your doing too much and worry wont help are you keeping yourself well hydrated that really does help. I really would get that check out...
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