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Eight Years, Ago Today It Happened

Eight years ago today it happened, July 24, 2007, the day my life changed forever.
Never thought there would be a day I could talk about it without crying, now I can write about it without getting emotional or asking God why me. 532 more words


Stroke Survivor

Looking at Me Can anyone tell I had a subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) brain bleed. Yes a brain stroke. One of the worst kind to have, majority of its victims don’t survive and those of us that do make it, are back to a normal life with minor disabilities, then there is me struck in the middle, still recovering after 8 years.



So I’ve been away for a few weeks and I thought it was time I checked back in.

Since my Stroke, I’ve spoken to many people who share with me their stories of either their own journey or a family member’s illness, and it makes me realise just how very lucky I’ve been. 646 more words


Ooh... that Smell...

Warning, this may be TMI for some people, but for those of us who possess LIDAS there is a point to this.

Lida’s fist and underarm are in a competition for the title of Queen of Stink, each endeavoring to produce the most offensive human smell. 229 more words

Stroke Survivor

50 shades of therapy


I admit it, I read 20 or 30 pages of the book.

Now more than ever, I don’t like books with stupid protagonists.

Unfortunately, I… 278 more words

Stroke Survivor


It turns out that this Stroke is a gift that keeps on giving…  Nearly a year on and I am still finding new ways that it has changed my body. 585 more words


Pereidolia: Do you see that face in the clouds?

Death resided in one of the three latex glove boxes on the wall  just inside the door to my ICU room.

I called him Hannity. 374 more words

Stroke Survivor