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  1. Hi Everyone: Well, I just want to thank all of you for being so kind and supportive. I was off the site for a while, and checked back in to see all of your lovely messages. I have decided to embrace sobriety and have 30 days now of being alcohol free. I still get headaches, but they are not as bad as when I was still having wine. Thanks again, it means a lot to me!
  2. I'd like to start a topic on alcohol use after NASAH (mine was in September 2018). I find myself drinking too much due to depression/stress and would like the support of the group, and to know if others are struggling with this as well.
  3. Hi Swishy, Thanks for your reply. I had my bleed on 9/26/18, so almost 10 months ago. Like you, I don’t feel like I can deal with stress anymore, at least not at the level I was managing (or managing poorly) before the bleed, and my energy level is not the same and the headaches are daily. I didn’t have other deficits, so outwardly I think I look “normal” so family, friends and colleagues think I’m the same as before the bleed. I have 3 kids who are dependent on me (I’m remarried and my husband cannot support all of us) and live in the costly SF Bay Area.
  4. Hi there, I am also so glad to have found this forum! I am a 55-year old fit female with no health conditions and great blood pressure, and had a NASAH on 9/26/19. I was driving over the Bay Bridge in San Francisco (literally going through the toll booth) when I had the thunderclap headache and terrible stiffness in my neck and some numbness in my hands. I managed to call emergency services and an ambulance met me on the other side of the bridge and took me to the ER, where they put me on the CT and told me I was bleeding in my brain. As
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