Heidi Whitrock lives in Greenwood, Indiana and has been married for 24 years to her husband, Cliff. They have a daughter; Abagail who is 21 years old. Heidi enjoys spending time with family and friends, the outdoors, concerts and plays, exercise, crochet, puzzles. When she moved to Greenwood, IN, 10 years ago, she worked as an Occupational Therapy Assistant.
August 2014, she was with her personal trainer when she thought she was having the beginnings of a migraine. Eventually, she went to the hospital where diagnosed her through a CT Scan with a Aneurysm as well as a Subarachnoid hemorrhage. She was sent to Methodist Hospital where an MRA diagnosed her with a LMCA Aneurysm (Left Middle Cerebral Artery Aneurysm.) She had a clipping the following day with 11 days total in the hospital.
Heidi is very active in Brain Injury Support groups and Aneurysm Support Groups, the annual Brain Bolt 5K and brain injury advocacy and education where she continues telling her story to provide awareness, education, connection and more; and promotes exercise and stretching to stay healthy.
Heidi has learned so much through her experience, She wants to help individuals with acquired brain injury and their families and community. She very much wants to teach about advocacy and bring her voice to this silent epidemic.