Feeling Grounded through Stroke Recovery

There has been a lot of uncertainty in our lives through the past year. With the ongoing changes, sometimes it...

Getting Our Mind Ready

I recently listened to a friend speak about positivity. She spoke about how we often begin our days getting our...

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...

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...