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What I learned from having a stroke at the age of 40


Although I usually post recipes I thought June being Brain Injury Awareness Month, I would talk about how I got here.

Back in 1991, when I was just 40-years-old (yes, you can do the math), I suffered a massive brain aneurysm. 546 more words

Survivor Stories

Book Review: Luckiest Girl Alive

In The Luckiest Girl Alive, Jessica Knoll rips off the veneer and exposes the harsh reality of women who have been raped. The PTSD episodes. 186 more words

Abuse Recovery

April 2018 Community Meeting Recap: Alternative Treatments to Heal a Brain Injury


Spring has finally sprung which has hopefully brought you some pep in your step or zeal in your wheels to feel better during this chilly year! 722 more words

Survivor Stories

Documentary: Nigeria's Stolen Daughters - Story Of The Chibok Girls

Nigeria’s Stolen Daughters is a moving and terrifying insight into Nigeria’s brutal civil war. On 14th April 2014, 276 school girls aged between 16 and 18 were kidnapped form a school in Chibok, northern Nigeria. 286 more words

War Crimes

Survivor Spotlight with Tina Cuva

My name is Tina Cuva. I am 51 years old and I live in NJ. I am a wife and mother of 2 who is very lucky to say, “I am a survivor”. 870 more words

Blood Clot Awareness-survivor Spotlight

Lies we tell ourselves...

Sitting in my bathtub I contemplate how much bleach it would take and how long I would have to vigorously scrub my skin to get the feeling of him off of me. 280 more words