My Mother had a stroke part 4: Turmoil

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Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4: Part 5.

Thursday, nearly two weeks ago, the phone rang around 10:30 pm. It was my dad.

“It’s bad,” he said, those two words wrought with a lifetime of emotion.

My mom coded. They’d brought her back with an electric shock and three rounds of CPR, but we had no idea what damage would pile itself atop her two prior…