BRAIN ANEURYSM

BRAIN ANEURYSM

Seven years ago I suffered a brain aneurysm.

It was Valentine’s Day. I went to see MUSIC & LYRICS (remember that one?) with my darling wife. After that we went to dinner at the Huntington Hotel and then went home to bed.

Three days later I woke up, having had brain surgery.

I couldn’t use the right arm.  I couldn’t use my right leg. My left eye wouldn’t open. I couldn’t stand. I couldn’t walk.

But I knew one thing. I was alive. I was going to be all right.

It was a long road to recovery. Nothing was ever the same after that. Every day has been a gift. Of course, every day before that was a gift too. But now I know it.

I thank Dr. Igor Fineman for patching up my brain. I thank my friends who stayed by me. Mark Jordan Legan, Tim Dutton, Chris Moynihan. Others too numerous to mention. I want to think David E. Kelley for not firing me. I want to thank Nick Palushaj for all his help. But most of all, I want to thank my wife Dawn for sitting by me every night and not letting me die.

Onward!

 

 

Phoef Sutton

Phoef Sutton

Published novelist - living in South Pasadena, California with his wife Dawn and his daughters Skylar and Celia.
Phoef Sutton
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