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    Covid at 73 - dark times

    My husband and I have been very careful over the last two years to not contract Covid.

    I have comorbidities of lung disease and afib and kidney issues. My husband is healthy with severe joint issues . My husband is our food shopper and always wears a mask in public. On Jan 2 he began to feel very ill with a terrible headache and sore throat. He stayed in bed two days. I tested him and he showed positive right away. I was staying in the living room. That night I experienced terrible drowning coughing, fever of 102 and excruciating body pains. I tested that morning and was negative. I spoke to our Doctors who said I would be positive the next day. They were correct. From this time on is a very lonely and frightening ordeal. There was no caregiver as each of us were struggling. His sickness caused vertigo and weakness and headaches. Mine, perhaps due to my lung disease centered upon my chest and awful weakness.
    We lost our sense of smell and taste. On day six I warmed up soup and ate it. I always drank tea.
    The pervasive feeling of being so ill and so alone really overwhelmed us. It is day 18 now and we now get up and move to living room couches. We are unable to clean, do laundry or put away our Christmas tree which we have grown to dislike.
    I know I sound terribly whiny but so many people have said Covid isn’t bad- and we are two old souls who say - wrong. We long for a “ good” day when we can do our chores and feel happy. This is our Covid- day 18.

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    I'm new here!

    Hi, my name is Sazzle666. I'm here because

    #MightyTogether #Anxiety #afib #PTSD

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    I'm new here!

    Hi, my name is Sazzle666. I'm here because

    #MightyTogether #Anxiety #afib #PTSD

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    Im always sad at night when everyone else gets to sleep but not me

    Im up to battle my pains alone…I can take a few pain killers and others… but that would take away my days and leave me asleep for a few days too. I don’t want to sleep my life away…don’t like to not be able to function and feel sleepy all the time too. To all my fellow night warriors-let us not grow weary and cheer each other on because no one else knows of these battles we deal with but us! Fighting!! I hope some of you warriors are able to sleep tonight at least… #warriors #FamilialHemiplegicMigraine #IBSD #ChronicPain #Fibromyalgia #Neuropathy #BackPain #insomia #AtrialFibrillationAndStroke #ChronicMigraines #chronic

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    Hello. This was a good day.

    I’ve been on this site for years but I just added my picture. Idk why #ComplexRegionalPainSyndrome #Fibromyalgia #muscularskeletal issues #afib #IrritableBowelSyndromeIBS #Depression and anxiety

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    Hello. This was a good day.

    I’ve been on this site for years but I just added my picture. Idk why #ComplexRegionalPainSyndrome #Fibromyalgia #muscularskeletal issues #afib #IrritableBowelSyndromeIBS #Depression and anxiety

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    I screwed up again 🙃

    It's difficult to see who is friend and who is trying to scam you.
    This is an apology to the person that I wrongfully assumed was trying to scam me.
    I'm sorry, I really, really am. I jumped to the wrong conclusions about your intentions, and I hope you can forgive me for this.
    On my behalf though, I get so many messages from people with bad intentions that I wrongfully assumed yours were.
    I'm sorry 😞 and hope you forgive me.
    #MentalHealth
    #BipolarDepression
    #PanicDisorder
    #AtrialFibrillationAndStroke
    #HeartAttack
    #Guilt
    #SuicidalIdeation
    #ChildhoodAbuse
    #CPTSD
    #ChildhoodSexualAbuse
    #abandonment
    #ChronicPain
    #AndSoOn

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    Another piece....

    Another thing.

    Iwas raped a lot in my childhood.

    I hate pedophiles.

    Someone I love is a pedophile.

    I don't do double standards.

    #ChildhoodSexualAbuse .
    #CPTSD
    #AAAAAHHHH !!!
    #MentalHealth
    #EMDRnightmare
    #BipolarDisorder
    #AtrialFibrillationAndStroke
    #ChronicPain
    #HeartAttack
    #Andso -on
    #TerribleGuilt
    #SuicidalIdeation
    #MORE
    #MORE
    #MORE

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    If there are children near you, please cover their ears.

    AAAAAHHHH!%S/
    #AtrialFibrillationAndStroke
    #MajorDepressiveDisorder
    #needhelp
    #warrior trained since birth
    #MentalHealth
    #ChildhoodSexualAbuse
    #and -so-on
    #and -so-on

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    On the year anniversary of my dad’s passing I was comforted by reading these words above, and I felt a cool wind of his spirit engulf and embrace me!

    My Mom sent this to me, she got it from someone in her bereavement group. It is very powerful and was very helpful for me. My Dad’s spirit will always live on for and through me. Like so many others I was blessed to have him in my life. He definitely would have wanted me to move on without him here on this realm but I’m sure he would want me to continue to embrace the memories and experiences we shared together. Last week, on the day he passed away, exactly a year later, we had a small family ceremony and planted a tree in the woods on the land of his house where I grew up with him, in honor of his spirit and how he touched us all. It now sits in the woods directly across the way from where my Dad always sat in the kitchen (and where my Mom does today) viewable through the sliding glass doors. It has heart shaped leaves and turns purple (his favorite color), burgundy, green, and yellow through the seasons and they have begun falling near it.

    Mom was deeply moved by the ceremony. I found it uplifting and joyful, not sad. We scattered his ashes under the tree, around it and throughout the gardens and trees he loved so much around the house! We had previously scattered some of his other ashes where he wanted them...in the lake where he used to fish. Both days brought a little more closure and connection for me.

    Maybe if you have lost a loved one you will find solace and serenity in reading it.

    #Grief #lossofaparent #Joy #happiness #relief #family #caregiving #prayer #gratitude #connection #spirit #sadness #depression #anxiety #ptsd #bipolardepression #mentalhealth #mentalhealthwarrior #Survivor #disability #chronicillness #chronicpain #mightydads #mightypoets #mightytogether #mightyminute #stroke #AtrialFibrillationAndStroke #ChronicObstructivePulmonaryDisease #CongenitalHeartDefectDisease #Pneumonia #Survivor

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