Deb Brandon: Living in Radiant Color

Crash Cart

I remember that they called for some sort of code. I remember wondering whether the code was for me. I also remember convulsing, and feeling a hand on my shaking leg and a voice saying, “It’s okay.” The next thing I remember was a near death experience, and then waking up to a dark room, puzzled.
According to Cindy, there was a crash cart. How did she know? Was bringing one standard when they called for a code? Did they use it?

Zap

“I’m phoning from the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit.” I gulped and sat up. The scheduler continued in her cheery voice, “It’ll be a three to five day stay in hospital.” Yikes! Three to five days!? At my neurologist’s office they said one to three days, and given my history, they were sure it would only be … Read more

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EEG exhibiting seizure activity. Dr. Robert said that I only had two angiomas. Dr. Stuart told me that of my multiple angiomas only two had bled. But according to the brain MRI report, there were indications of “hemorrhage scattered throughout the hemispheres and in the right middle cerebellar peduncle.” (The cerebellar peduncle is the part … Read more