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Fierce Females: Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor

 A true inspiration! 

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor is without a doubt one enormously fierce female. If you haven’t heard of  her listen up! Jill was, and still is, a well respected neuroanatomist (a fancy way to say a brain doctor/scientist) when one morning in 1996 she woke up to discover she was having a rare form of stroke and being a brain doctor knew exactly what was happening! 164 more words

People & Places

NJ State Stroke Conference

On Thursday, April 2, 2015, over 500 of the top medical professional from across the state of New Jersey gathered for the annual New Jersey State Stroke Conference. 645 more words


Candy for LIDA

Like most things, progress is relative. The abilities I celebrate today could be another person’s nightmare.

My occupational therapist of 3+ years finally returned to outpatient practice after maternity leave. 117 more words

Stroke Survivor

What’s another word for synonym?

I have confessed before to being a crossword addict.

It started when I was young, watching my father do them, asking the reasoning behind an answer. 292 more words

Stroke Survivor

Top Questions I Get About Being a Child Stroke Survivor

I live in a small city, or for the most part it feels like it.

Generally, when I meet somebody new, especially anybody that my parents know, I get the same questions. 524 more words

Health & Well Being

These Hands

The final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.
– Anne Frank

I find myself noticing my left hand as I leaf through my old pictures from before I lost some of the movement and a lot of the dexterity a couple years ago. 2,153 more words