Ha. Trying to “live my best life” almost stole it from me.
I almost died from a brain aneurysm. My husband found me on the floor, collapsed and unconscious. Emergency scans revealed a ruptured aneurysm had caused a severe brain hemorrhage. After surgery, doctors had no idea what my brain damage prognosis would be as I lay sedated and on a ventilator in ICU. I spent six weeks in the hospital, blind from retinal damage that had also occurred.
It turned out to be a gift: The hectic pace of my life finally caught up and it was time to make a change. [read]