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MY STORY I am a two-time brain aneurysm survivor. I had a rupture in 2006 and that was coiled and then in 2011 a 2nd one was discovered and that was clipped (un-ruptured) in January, 2014. During that time period I also lost my sister to a ruptured brain aneurysm and my husband’s niece died […]
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — It is estimated that one in every fifty people is living with a brain aneurysm. They can be silent killers, but Sharon Adams caught hers in the nick of time. She remembers that day, January 8, 2014. Adams was at home in bed resting after a bout with the flu. […]
“I lost my father Lee Shreves to a brain aneurysm rupture on his brain stem in 2001 when he was only 51 and recently my mom suffered from a leaking brain aneurysm from which a second aneurysm was detected she is currently only 52. It’s an underlying fear in my family that it can or […]
I was that girl. The girl that thought – if you exercised, had a healthy diet, and took care of yourself physically that nothing could happen. Unfortunately, that wasn’t the case. 4 out of 10 people suffer a ruptured brain aneurysm: And, I am one of them. At 31, I felt as though I was […]
Last month, September 12th, was my daughter’s birthday. We spent last year tiptoeing around this date, afraid to address it directly for fear it would simply rip the wound open anew. This year, we spent it up in Maine at the 7th annual KAT-Walk & Karo 5-K, originally established to honor two young women, almost the same […]
It all happened so fast. It was December 23 when my daughter, who was visiting her boyfriend, called to say she’d had a wicked headache that afternoon while working out. We thought she’d simply had a migraine. After all, she felt better, and planned to drive home the next day as planned. Which she did, […]