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Garry G.
Garry G.
Survivor

William S.


Survivor

I was a longtime captain for private yachts, and was the building skipper of Dragon Lady IV.

May 2007: stroke in process center of brain - speaking, walking, but with immediate confusion and impaired judgment that evolved into notable dementia. Driving privileges revoked. 

Winter 2008: survived two months of killer flu and a month of pneumonia. 

September 2008: left hip fracture and repair. Walking resumed. 

Winter 2009: commenced hyperbaric oxygen therapy in portable chamber. 

November 2009: facial skin cancer surgery - walking suspended. 

May 2010: right hip fracture and repair. 

October 2010: enteral feeding tube provided.

January 2011: resuming ambulation.

Titular President of a vocational rehabilitation directed by devoted caregiver spouse, Lorena, age 70, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor.

 

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