I am 1 in 50

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Lauren_Blog
1 in 50 may seem like the odds are small…However……1 in 50 is someone you know….1 in 50 could be you. I am 1 in 50. My first brain aneurysm rupture occurred on May 4th, 2010 while I was exercising at a gym. I experienced what’s called a thunderclap headache which felt like I had …

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Perspective of a Partner

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Karen_SusanD_blog
It happened so quickly. The worse headache of Karen’s life followed by vomiting then tingling in the arms. I didn’t call 911. I drove my partner to the hospital in our car. When we arrived she went unconscious and I would not see her beautiful brown eyes for 6 weeks. Karen suffered a level 5+ …

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My 1 in 50 Story

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Beth_blog
My 1 in 50 Story by Beth Deuer “I got her in the wheelchair,” are the last words I remember hearing early on Wednesday, August 19, 2015, before an approximately forty-eight hour black hole in my memory. What I remember next is waking up in a hospital bed and looking for my cell phone. Not …

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Words Matter

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Katrina_blog
By Katrina McCarty I can’t quite pinpoint when exactly I decided something was wrong in my head. Eventually, my primary care doctor agreed to an MRI of my head, she didn’t think anything was wrong. I can’t explain why or how I knew that something was wrong. I was 28 and healthy. The doctors thought …

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You are the Champions

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Christine_Blog
Another awareness month gone by, year-end initiatives around the corner, and 2017 looming with much work to be done for the disease of brain aneurysms. As always the Brain Aneurysm Foundation is ever thankful to all of our supporters in whatever capacity your support may come. Each of you plays a role in all of …

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