Posts by director

Emotional Regulation through Recovery

I recently connected with a young stroke warrior and emotional regulation was a topic that came up in our conversation....

Expressing Gratitude

Gratitude is something we may hear a lot about but may not be feeling much of it after having a...

Befriending Your Affected Side

After a stroke, there can be so much bitterness when it comes to thoughts towards the affected side! I still...

This Feels Familiar: Part 2 – The Basics

In Part 1, I wrote about how the isolation that is coming with the current pandemic feels familiar as it’s...

Terry’s Story

Terry’s Story

Terry’s stroke occurred January 2, 2016 and, at the time, did not know it was a stroke. The following are in Terry’s words;  “I was...

This Feels Familiar: Part 1 – Isolation

I’ve talked to multiple fellow stroke survivors recently who are expressing the same thoughts – pandemic isolation feels a lot...

Barry’s Story

“The stroke began December 2nd, 2014.  It was a hemorrhage and a slow hemorrhage. I was not admitted to hospitable until 7 days after the...

John’s Story

John’s Story

“I had my stroke June 5, 2016. I was standing in the living room and I fell down. I was not doing anything....