Loosing knots, and flossing my nerves

July 21, 2016

This week I’ve been exploring the symptoms of nerve entrapment. In the early days, after I first had my stroke, I experienced a lot of problems sleeping. First of all I put it down to the hospital bed…. A side sleeper I just couldn’t find a comfortable position and often found myself waking in pain […]

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How my mind came back to life- Martin Pistorius

July 19, 2016

↬ TED talks

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You will get better….. trust me

July 12, 2016

I’ve been reading “My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey” by Jill Bolte Taylor and wanted to share this quote with you. “Recovery, however you define it, is not something you do alone, and my recovery was completely influenced by everyone around me. I desperately needed people to treat me as though I […]

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It all begins and ends with neurons

June 23, 2016

As I approach the 6 month anniversary of my stroke I find myself not reflecting on the progress I have made, but rather reaching the understanding that when you have something that works, you have a happiness. I am now in the “chronic” phase of recovery, I have working neurons and lazy neurons. The lazy […]

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