Recently, I featured 43-year-old New Jerseyan Dorothy Smaniotto, who has antiphosopholipid syndrome (APS), also called "sticky blood disease." In 2008, due to APS, she had two disabling strokes and a heart attack before doctors could figure out what was wrong.
In the past, I've written about my daughter's disability, spina bifida. So I have lots of firsthand experience dealing with a loved one's disability. Twice over the last five years, I have also mentioned my own traumatic brain injury, but have explained that the lingering odds