Cristina Del Bueno

I'm a mother of girls two years apart, rapidly approaching 40.   At 38. I felt that a divorce and some major life changes would be fun.  I moved from the big suburban house to a small brick rancher close to city limits, enrolled the girls in a less pretentious school, and focused on growing my two online businesses.  I currently  attempt to stay sane, calm and interesting. I also try to keep my sense of humor on a daily basis.

I blog about lots of different things.  Occasionally my kids, a bunch about my divorce, lots about entrepreneurship, Bipolar II, depression, anorexia, bulimia, and random tidbits about things that make me laugh.  

I Didn't Recognize the Signs of Stroke

I arrived in the restaurant parking lot around 1.10 pm.  I saw her car, and her silhouette.  I wasn’t sure why she was waiting in the heat, so I walked over to the car and called her name.  No answer.  I called her name more loudly (and impatiently, because good lord, let’s eat already).  No response.  I walked up to the driver’s side door and noticed the window was down; she was sitting in the car, sort of leaning back and forth in the seat.  I told her I was there, and as soon as she made eye contact I knew something was wrong.  ...more
I guess I should mention, my signs 'were' numbness and weakness on one side, but I couldn't tell ...more