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Sister Strong Survivors


Just seems appropriate to repost what was my celebration of them during this past Blood Clot Awareness Month. So, once again, DRUM RO

PLEASE………. I BRING YOU THE TRUE MEANING AND VISIBILITY OF STRENGTH….

SISTER STRONG SURVIVORS!!!!!! Sister Strong Survivor Songs – Check Out My YouTube Survivors’ Playlist

Oh yeah, and of course….. ONE ROYAL SON!!!!!

Living ~ Not Just Surviving  

Celebrating Blood Clot Awareness Month by celebrating those who have been with me from the beginning of THIS recovery. Who have been your touch stones through thick and thin, dark and light, tears and laughs, anger and joy. Although just some of my “Sister Strong Survivors” and my son (of course), I celebrate ALL my fellow survivors… For you are strong, able, and loved. Remember… Life is for Living ~ Not Just Surviving…

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Live every moment – love every day
‘cus before you know it your precious time slips away.
Live every moment – love every day
’cause if you don’t you might just throw your love away.

I walked for seven miles this mornin’. footprints in the #sand.
#Washed away without a warning when the water hit the land.
But I will #walk on ’til I can no longer stand.
I’ll take you by the #hand and we’ll…

Live…

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WORLD THROMBOSIS DAY ♥♥♥ FREE DVT/PE PATIENT WEBINAR


  World Thrombosis Day on October 13Livingnotjustsurviving.com

WDT 2014 United States Participating Partner

More than 175 thrombosis and cardiovascular societies, associations and federations strong (and counting) in 60 countries are participating in World Thrombosis Day

More than 175 thrombosis and cardiovascular societies, associations and federations strong (and counting) in 60 countries are participating in World Thrombosis Day

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 First I HAVE to say “Thank You” for not only for  bringing medical awareness  and offering education on Thrombotic disorders, issues, and treatments on a global scale to Healthcare providers, but in that the same was offered to DVT/PE patients as well.

I was an attendee of the free DVT/PE webinar sponsored by three nonprofit organizations whose missions are dedicated 100% to clotting/thrombotic/emobolitc research, information, support, and advancement in their training of awareness and education.  The physician was very informative, while at the same time, for me, it was also comprehendable.  There were several topics covered within the presentation itself that had been concerns of mine. At the conclusion, there was an allotted time for any additional questions and/or concerns by the attendees.  There were several good inquiries from a wide spectrum of topics, yet he answered each one of them in turn. I was very impressed with this opportunity, and would hope there may be more to come in the near future.

 

 

Willoweagle

 

New Scientific Review Confirms Blood Clots in Leg and Lungs (VTE)… — CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ —


World Thrombosis Day on October 13

World Thrombosis Day on October 13

New Scientific Review Confirms Blood Clots in Leg and Lungs (VTEardiovascular Killer Globally –

Is Leading Cause of Death and Disability in Hospitals

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — While the world’s top two cardiovascular killers – heart attack and stroke – are global health priorities, the No. 3 killer, venous thromboembolism (VTE) or blood clots in the leg and lungs, has remained largely unaddressed and under-recognized by the public, according to the most comprehensive scientific review of the global burden of VTE ever undertaken and a global public survey. To address this disconnect, the International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) is leading a global effort together with more than 175 health/medical and patient organizations around the world to launch World Thrombosis Day (WTD), focused initially on increasing public and health professionals’ awareness of potentially deadly blood clots in the leg and lungs, the risk factors, symptoms and the importance of prevention.

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#StrokeChat Event BTYB American Stroke Association/Power To End Stroke


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#StrokeChat Event

                                #StrokeChat Event
                        August 28 ~ 2:00-3:00 p.m. CST

If you should happen to have the time available to you, this is something I DEFINITELY recommend ‘attending’ no matter whether you should participate or stalk. I only say this as it’s much better to be aware and have information that may (hopefully) NEVER be needed, then to be made INCREDIBLY aware through personal experience. Hope to see you there.

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Kindness Or Disservice: Maybe It’s Both


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Unfortunately, or fortunately, I’ve come to know that I’m not the only one who does this. It’s a common thread that links the majority of us that were fortunate to survive our embolism experiences. It’s what we believe as being a kindness to those that surround us as a way of keeping their minds at more at ease knowing that they are already overwhelmed, confused, and concerned for our well being. Only to then have major melt downs that can range from anger to sadness and loss, and may even go as far as self loathing/pity due to no longer being what we were before and trying to process, comprehend, and embrace the concept that we will never be again.

This brings up the question of, that, in reality, are we really being kind and considerate, or are we doing them a disservice by not sharing what’s going on both mentally and physically after such life changing events?

What do you think? Kindness or disservice maybe both?

Please share your thoughts and/or experiences regarding this subject.

Warrior Walk


My ‘thank you’ to all of you who have been with me from the beginning and stuck with me through everything this last 15 mos…

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I AM A WARRIOR!!

Like a Warrior that fights
And wins the Battle
I know the taste of Victory
Though I went through some nights
Consumed by the shadows
I was crippled emotionally
Somehow I made it through the heartache
Yes, I escaped.. I found my way out of the #darkness…
Kept the faith

When the River was deep
I didn’t falter
When the Mountain was high
I still Believed
When the Valley was low
It didn’t Stop me
I knew you were waiting for me
~ George Michael

March =
Blood Clot Awareness Month

Royal’s Empire State of Mind



Andrew ~ Empire State Of Mind

Yeah…so proud I’m leaking out of my eyes!! He’s made it safely to NYC and I am now just waiting for the text/call letting me know he’s at the apartment that just so happened to open up two weeks early. So no couch hopping for the next 15 days either!! I gotta get a kleenex…

THIRD GENERATION SURVIVOR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Willoweagle