This post is dedicated to all of you that kept tabs on me during my social media/blog hiatus (THANK YOU!) and those who just wonder why I disappeared for so long. In January, I never thought I’d be writing this in July. I really didn’t mean to blow you all off, it was nothing personal. […]
Stroke recovery is loaded with dark clouds. Every day stroke survivors are faced with circumstances beyond their control. Finding the silver linings helps you stay focused on the positives. It also prevents the dark clouds from encompassing your life and consuming your thoughts.
It’s not always easy to discover the silver linings. Hopefully these stories from other survivors will guide you to finding yours.
Paul is back to share a couple more silver-lining stories. Finding the good in the bad can be a lifesaver or in Paul’s case, a trip saver! You can follow Paul’s Tiny Trailer Trip Adventures on Facebook (Tiny-Trailer-Trip-2015). I recently took a huge meandering trip around the US & Eastern Canada…solo. Sleeping in a tiny […]
Derailed Plans We walked out of a restaurant last night after being seated. Well, I rolled. There’s a new Indian restaurant in my small town. The sign said buffet. It was only at lunch and the dinners were $20+ a plate. Not in our budget at all. We would have paid that as a splurge […]
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 […]
Trapped The stroke didn’t just create a bump in the road. It permanently closed many doors. I’ve always been well aware that when one door closes, another door opens. I’ve experienced it too many times to count. I just never knew there were hallways. I also never realized that the new doors […]