I was at my parents’ house celebrating Memorial Day. I was playing with my son, niece and nephew, teaching them how to walk on their hands. I felt wonderful. I drove home that night with my husband and son. At approximately 1:00 am I had a Grande Mal seizure. I am told that my body was jerking, I was jumping off the bed and I wet myself. Luckily my husband awakened to see what was wrong. He called 911 and changed my clothes. I was transported by ambulance to the hospital. I had another…Continue
Added by Marie Kinneer on January 8, 2013 at 9:37am — No Comments
So I have volunteered to write about brain tumor patients and survivors to raise awareness. There is an ongoing awareness campaign over on Twitter called "Brain Tumor Thursday." It happens every Thursday on Twitter. Just put in the hash tag #braintumorthursday. There is great information, support, stories, and articles being shared from…Continue
Mimi is thirty-nine, but she is our baby, the youngest of our five children. Eleven years ago, in the wee hours of the morning after Memorial Day, we received a phone call. It was her husband, John on the line. He said they were at the Gastonia hospital. Mimi woke him up with jerking movements that rocked their bed. A seizure diagnosed by the ER led to tests including an MRI that showed a brain tumor.
We took off for Gastonia and was…Continue
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on August 7, 2010 at 7:42am — No Comments