Choosing happiness is much easier when you can find the silver linings in the dark clouds. Need some help finding yours?

The Silver Linings Approach to True Happiness

I’d like to introduce you to Paul, a virtual friend who I had the pleasure of meeting in the flesh this summer even though we live 3,000 miles apart. When I joined Paul’s Facebook Stroke Support Group, Stroke Recovery Trials & Tribulations (what a great group name!), I quickly realized he lives the way I have […]

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The frustrations of stroke are endless. What started as a great day quickly turned into a challenging one. Stroke brain took over and refused to cooperate.

Damn Brain!

On Friday mornings, Freddy and I go to breakfast and are at acupuncture at 8:00am. I’m up at 5:30 to shower and get ready. We just started doing this about 2 months ago when my fabulous neighbor bought me a transport chair to leave in my car. I can drive but I can’t manage the […]

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A hemorrhagic stroke occurs when a blood vessel in the brain breaks and leaks blood into the brain.  AKA: a Bleed