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Uppáhalds tíminn minn

Síðustu dagar hafa liðið áfram í mikilli gleði og innilegri vellíðan, sumarið er komið og ég finn fyrir svo miklum léttleika og gleði í huga mínum. 104 more words


Ironman 70.3 Hawaii Recap

Honu, the Hawaiian name for turtle, is the affectionate name given the Ironman 70.3 Hawaii, held yearly on the Big Island during early June.  Each year, 1500 people from all over the world, come to participate in a unforgiving 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike ride, and a half marathon, 13.1 mile of running, all within a predetermined set of time guidelines.  900 more words

But you look normal...

Most things in life are both good and bad. Cliché but true, there are two sides to every coin.

Here’s the one that makes me the craziest: 1,661 more words

Getting Healthy

Taming the Temper - Social and Emotional Struggles in Pediatric Stroke / Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy

I was deeply moved by reading stories posted by moms on the Hemi-Kids support group about their children having social issues at school.  Unfortunately, it seems, from hearing stories upon stories of pre-teen/teen hemi-kids, that schools can be difficult to navigate physically, emotionally, and socially for some of these more sensitive kids.   958 more words


From Nurse to Patient

Stethoscope? Check. Trauma Sheers? Check. Clipboard? Nurse bag? Phone on the charger? Shoes by the door? Check, check, check and check. Finally, my favorite pair of scrubs laid out. 870 more words


Hug Your Survivor Today

The month of May is Stroke Awareness Month and so every year since my stroke I usually like to try to get the word out about the signs and symptoms of stroke either by talking about it with friends or posting articles and information. 1,007 more words


Homeschooling Our Stroke Survivor - Academic Challenges

We didn’t set out planning to homeschool.  It just kind of evolved from the situations we found ourselves in.  We had been advised to hold E back for a year before starting Kindergarten as she also has constitutional growth delay in addition to her gross motor delays (balance, coordination, physical skills).   1,448 more words

Life With A Stroke Survivor