Still learning , still hanging in there

August 11, 2016

Its been a little while since my last post, I thought this would be a good time to remind you of my disclaimer. I have no qualifications – other than I had a stroke on December 26th, 2015. Everything I write is related to something I am trying in my rehabilitation, or some research or […]

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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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