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Sharon Stone speaks out after suffering a brain hemorrhage: “I am a disabled person…”

Sharon Stone speaks out after suffering a brain hemorrhage: “I am a disabled person…”

H Sharon Stone (Sharon Stone)In an interview with People magazine, she revealed her suffering Cerebral hemorrhage About twenty years ago and almost her It cost her life. At the same time, he pointed to the trials that followed and which he still faces today.

In 2001, the famous actress He had little chance to liveDue to a ruptured vertebral artery, which bled in her brain for nine days. At that time, she was at the peak of her career, while also happy on a personal level. “For a long time I wanted to pretend I was okay,” she admitted.

«I need eight hours of uninterrupted sleep for the brain medication to work so I don’t have seizures. So I’m a disabled person and that’s why I don’t get hired often. “These are things I’ve been dealing with for the past 22 years, and now I’m open about them,” she added.

After the accident, Stone went through a difficult period. Her marriage fell apart and she separated from publisher Phil Bronstein, while Hollywood stopped calling her and offering her roles, she says.. “I lost everything – my money, custody of my child, my career, all those things that you feel are your true identity and life. I could never get most of it back. But I’ve gotten to a point where I feel good, where I truly know that I’m enough.”

She later admitted it during her recovery “Stutters” and cannot “see properly”. He also confirmed that he suffered from memory loss for a long time.

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When asked where she found the courage to share her story, the actress replied: “I come from a broken family. I grew up thinking that what I was supposed to do was take care of everyone. It took me a long time to understand that I have my own life, that I don’t have to fix things for everyone else, and that it’s okay for me to be taken care of, to be enough as a disabled person. I feel proud of myself and proud of my accomplishments – From staying alive to helping others survive.

Today, Sharon Stone is mainly engaged in painting. She has adopted two other children, Laird, 18, and Quinn, 17, and works at Barrow Neurological Institute.