Five Wishes — Things We Old People Ignore Made Easy
Aging With Dignity
5 min readMar 10
This is the story of a stroke … a stroke of luck. Strokes kill old dudes like me, but I’m still here. That’s a stroke of luck.
Waking up Saturday morning I was so tired I couldn’t keep my eyes open. I didn’t get it. I slept well the night before… 7 hours, yet my legs were wobbly, and my mind and thoughts were jumbled.
I got up and walked around the house, forcing myself to raise my leg with each step. I felt weak. I was mentally lost. walking into the kitchen…