The stroke that changed my life

I didn’t even know anything was wrong until I fell down. My mind was a bit fuzzy and I was a tad off balance, but I attributed that to the heat and the headache I’d been nursing. Then suddenly my left leg stopped working and I fell to the ground. And I couldn’t get back up. I was at work. I had a stroke.

Once it was determined that something was really wrong and it wasn’t just the heat, an ambulance was called and I was rushed to the hospital.

I would have realized sooner that something was wrong if I had been educated properly on the signs of stroke. I didn’t smell…