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Two year Head Explosion Anniversary

Dear Readers.  Here is a repost of something that I put up on Facebook last year.  This is a true story and I’ll add a few pictures to spice it up a bit.  8,298 more words


The Day That Changed my life Forever: What Anger/ Stress did to my body?

As I reflect back on past relationships, circumstances and events, I replay this one the most. That day that changed my life forever

Here I am at the hospital again I thought to myself, another IV, the nurse ordered a CT scan, I had come through the ER with the of my worst headache of my life. 1,330 more words



We all do it, the off-hand, “How ya doing?” We say it to loved-ones and complete strangers.

No one ever really answers question. The reply is most often the completely meaningless phrase, “I’m fine”. 73 more words

Stroke Recovery

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



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