Funny how fast things can change, and then how fast they don't!
I was leaving dinner with my parents last night and my mom called ten minutes before I got home, and said my Pappaw said my grandmother had some stroke like symptoms and they had gone to the hospital. Apparently she was sitting in her chair reading or relaxing before they went to dinner and her arm went numb and speech slurred slightly. Happened twice, close together, each episode very short, about 15-30 seconds Pappaw guessed. He drove her to the hospital and they wanted to keep her overnight to do tests.
Turns out she had series of TIA's, which the doctors call mini-strokes and are good in that they don't leave brain damage or lingering effects like full blown strokes do. So far all the bloodwork and scans and tests have come back fine. They will do more tests this morning to rule out any blockage, etc. and she can hopefully come home tonight.
Prayers are greatly appreciated. My grandparents are so healthy and active and I hope this doesn't have to change their lifestyle yet. They're still young! Though in my eyes they froze in time a good 15 years ago :)
I had gotten myself all worked up thinking this was going to drastically alter the life/freedom of one of my best friends - my grandma - but now it seems things are working out really really well. I hope that continues. But God has a plan regardless! I must trust that.
Have you had a priority shifter or life changer event in your life recently? What changed for you because of it?