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Joey's first post

I am a stroke survivor as well as a survivor from brain bleeds caused by the drug given to me for the stroke.  The intent here is to tell my story and to tell you readers how my recovery is progressing.   34 more words



Edgar Allen Poe said, ” Never to suffer would never to have been blessed.”

Confession time: I am one of those obnoxious optimists, the kind of person who methodically excavates and studies events in order to discover… 187 more words

Stroke Survivor


Based on recommendations of another survivor, I found another good tune that I can totally relate to. Of course, I still jam out to “Fight Song” by Rachel Platten frequently. 307 more words


Happy 1st #stroke anniversary - celebrating successes

Today is a momentous day – it is exactly a year since my first stroke. I was all ready to embrace the day and celebrate in style (well, given my limitations, it wasn’t ever going to be Las Vagas style), but all I feel like doing is burrowing myself under a cozy warm duvet and hiding away from my inner demons that still torment the life out of me. 415 more words

The Dying Leaves - pt 1

5:29pm and 15 seconds, no customers. The store closed at 5:30 and the few things on her mind was getting the store closed, counting the registers down, and clocking out. 818 more words

My Life With AVM

I Consider myself loved by the universe!

Well, what do you know? Yesterday came and went and Marked to the 9th anniversary of that terrible thing that happened to me. I’m not mad anymore I almost forgot. 332 more words


Who are YOU Running For?

It was hot! As I stepped out of my truck and onto my friends rocky, gravely driveway parking lot, I was already hot, even though it was early in the morning. 1,752 more words