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Maddog and Tish - Their Story

     I had been in quite a few relationships for a young woman of 19, the year I met Maddog, my Joe.  Our story isn’t that grand or different, but when we met, it was magic.  875 more words

Survivor Stories

Good News.

The surgeon is going to do ‘watchful waiting’ with mum’s aneurysms.  He is not even going to treat her leg clot (a possible break off piece from the aneurysm) as he said the contrast dye used in the angioplasty operation would hurt her kidneys. 144 more words


Swedish Medical Center Testing New Brain Aneurysm Treatment Technology

Joe Niekro Foundation Medical Advisory Board Member, Dr. Donald Frei of Swedish Medical Center, is leading the study of an investigation device called WEB to treat  191 more words

Joe Niekro Foundation

"We interrupt this life..." OR "Once upon an ER visit..."

“Go to the emergency room — NOW.”

Not the words you want to hear, but that’s what our doctor said a week ago. Without going into detail (at this time), my wife started having abdominal discomfort on a Saturday with a sharp pain late that evening. 412 more words


Still "Skating?" Even With A Brain Aneurysm?

SkatingThru2012.com was an experiment intended to last only a year–December 2011 through December 21, 2012–wherein I addressed issues around the hysteria of that date (end of the world kind of thing) and my position about it–“I’m… 1,151 more words

Personal Journey

How Do You Know if You are Suffering from Depression?

By: Kimberly Chapman – Patient Advocacy Director/Support Group Coordinator

Recently, I had the honor of speaking with a well-known neuropsychologist. I asked him how he can tell if his patients are truly suffering from depression as opposed to the normal sad feelings a survivor might typically experience. 361 more words