RHOM’s Elsa Patton Recovering From A Stroke

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Real Housewives Of Miami’s Marysol Patton’s mother, Elsa, was missing from the premiere party last week. Unfortunately Elsa suffered a stroke in March and is still recovering from a stroke, due to a brain hemmorrhage. Marysol spoke to the Miami Herald about the incident.

On Elsa’s Recovery:
“Right now mom is at home convalescing with a full-time live-in. It was a difficult road to finally get her home and back to her daily routines, the simplest things we all take for granted daily.”

What happened?
“I received a call from her household staff that they had arrived at the house and found her unconscious on the floor of her bedroom. I immediately called 911 and drove over. She was shaking and unable to walk or barely sit up and her eyes were fixated staring up to left. The paramedics carried her down the stairs wrapped in a sheet to the ambulance. She was rushed to the hospital for a brain scan. I had to think fast, but cautiously.”

After the surgery, Elsa was in critical care for several months and then moved to a rehabilitation center before coming home in May. Viewers won’t see Elsa’s recovery, although she will appear toward the end of the season.

On filming after Elsa’s hospital stay:
“The production company was very flexible with me and allowed me to film around my schedule which involved hospital visits, coordinating mom’s move back home and my day to day operations of my company. I filmed what I could, when I was available in the role of a ‘friend’ of the Housewives.”

Get well soon Elsa!


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