Former NFL cheerleader partially paralyzed after suffering stroke

(FOX News) - At age 28, a professional cheerleader and dancer’s life took an unexpected turn when she suffered a stroke that left her paralyzed on her right side.

“Everything went dizzy on me,” Tessa David told Fox59 of the incident, which happened Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. “My arm, I couldn’t feel it.”

Sixty percent of David’s brain was injured, and she is no longer able to read and understand numbers.

According to David’s GoFundMe page, she suffered a moderate-to-severe stroke in her sleep.

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