Victims, Tattoos and Survivors After Stroke Party

Nov 13, 2012 · I don’t want a tattoo. I don’t consider myself a survivor in a strong sense of the word at all. But I do understand those rallying – on other message boards – to remove the word “victim” that people often put after “stroke”. Do I sound like a victim to you? Of anything? I’ve blogged about the power of labels before. But other ...…

Coming off of blood thinners - American Stroke Association

Aug 10, 2017 · Coming off of blood thinners. Well... in exactly one month and two days it will be my one year anniversary of my stent getting put in my artery. I've been on Brilinta and aspirin daily since that date. I've had some problems, with the Brilinta. I developed a fairly nasty lower GI bleed back in Feb. and had to have a couple scopes done.…

friend risking her health getting a tatttoo due to heart ...

Jan 20, 2011 · It was my understanding that this routine had to be followed before and after any invasive medical procedure with these people. I would think the same would apply to getting a tattoo but I am not a doctor. I also would think given the possible seriousness, one would consult with their heart doctor before doing something like that just to make sure.…

Getting a Tattoo After Breast Cancer Surgery

Oct 01, 2017 · After reading about a cancer survivor getting inked near her scar, she wondered if that might resolve her sense of loss. By a stroke of luck, de Jesús was offered a free tattoo through Personal Ink (P.Ink), which connects breast cancer survivors with tattoo artists. P.Ink matched de Jesús with Roxx, a renowned artist in San Francisco.…