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Today is my first "post stroke" cold...

It really started last night. I was really tired and did not feel overly well last night. I could not sleep really well last night because I was congested, and then today, for most of the day, I was pretty run down. I will say one thing: I was glad they warned me what to expect from a cold. The Drs. told me that a cold may feel like another stroke: not that I am stumbling and I cannot talk, just that I don't feel right. Not like I used to feel when I had a cold, this was more a feeling that I was confused (I remember telling my wife that I was going to be quiet because I could not say the right words and I was saying words incorrectly and such.) Now, I am not saying that I felt REALLY BAD, I am just saying that I was I just did not feel right. It seems like the more congested I got, the more I lost my balance. Not that I was stumbling and staggering around, but I was really unstable. I feel better now, but I don't feel "good" yet. I will probably just stay at home tomorrow, because the Drs. told me to get as much rest as possible when I have a cold. (I should anyway, but now it is emphasized even more.)

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