I am definitely doing much better. I would say 100% but around 90. I am still dealing with occasionally forgetting words and misspelling them. But it has definitely gotten better. One of the other things I am dealing with is just occasionally getting tired easily and just being hyper aware of the left side of my head. My surgery was in February of this year.
I actually had embolization the day before my surgery. The embolization took around 5 hours and the surgery was around 9 or 10 hours I believe. Since there were complications with both my embolization and surgery, I was kept under for 3 days because they were concerned about the possibility of a stroke or seizure. I was actually given the same likelihood of success as you. After my surgery I definitely had issues with speech, but nothing with motor skills.
I was definitely lucky though. My surgeon was wonderful, he came by everyday I was in the hospital to check on me and answer any questions I had. I am suppose to have my 6 month angiogram soon, however there has been a rise in COVID cases in Hawaii and the hospitals are starting to get overwhelmed so I’m not sure if they are going to have to postpone it or not. Definitely concerning.