Holiday gatherings bring out the old pictures and tapes. This year a gem was rediscovered in a video tape of a 1999 news story featuring Patti and her parents.
Patti was choking to death … now in a little over 2 minutes the ‘magic’ of You Tube will retell the story and happy ending. Double click to play video.
Megan and I were home in Maryland when this occurred.
On the MS progression timeline dysphagia was a remitting / reoccurring symptom in early 1999. Multiple Sclerosis can be dangerously deceptive. Accepting MS progression is challenging for family and friends as it is for the person with MS. “To care” demands vigilance.
Regardless of disease or health, emergencies will happen. Knowing how to ask for help and how to listen CAN save a life.