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mrsboffinmrsboffin Member Posts: 3 Listener
hi my name is Alessandra and I’m 42 from wales, I had a stroke in 2013 and I’m a type 2 diabetic with mental health issues. I have no friends and no one to talk to about anything. I have recently been shoved on uc and I’m worse off than ever. My partner has trigeminal neuralgia and is currently off work sick. 

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  • steve51steve51 Member Posts: 7,175 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @mrsboffin

    Welcome to our online community/family.

    It’s great to meet you this evening.

    Yes I have also had a “Stroke” myself.

    We have got some info/advice that maybe useful for you!!!!!!!

    I am very very sorry to hear that you are worse off now with your UC.

    Please please let me know if if there’s anything else that I can help you with???????
  • mrsboffinmrsboffin Member Posts: 3 Listener
    Hi, thank you for replying, was yours a full stroke or a TIA? I need friends and people and people to talk to really ☺️
  • steve51steve51 Member Posts: 7,175 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @mrsboffin

    “No Probs”

    Yes mine was a full one caused by an “Bleed in my Brain”

    “In Spain 1998”

    It has caused me big problems ever since!!!

    Yes you will find many  members who be very happy in helping you.

    @steve51

  • mrsboffinmrsboffin Member Posts: 3 Listener
    Wow! I bet that was difficult, having something like that happen in a foreign country... how old were you? I was 38. Have you been left with any lasting issues? I have to use a stick now as I can’t walk very far at all 
  • steve51steve51 Member Posts: 7,175 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @mrsboffin

    Yes it was our first day on holiday.

    It was worse for my wife initially as she had also got our two year old son by herself.

    Yes I was 38 at the time as well.

    Wow yes the Stroke effected my left hand side.

    I have also had further problems with my right hand side since.

    How about you??????

    @steve51


  • Pippa_AlumniPippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,851 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @mrsboffin, and a warm welcome to the community!

    You're among friends here, so please do feel free to get involved with our discussions. Glad to see you've had a chat with @steve51 already!
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