Good News or Bad News?

Normal Heart Hole in the Heart or Patent Foramen Ovale Things have been progressing the last few months with great progress on recovering my right side and speech. Stroke fatigue and tiredness are the difficult ones to work through as the...

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A letter from your brain

Hello, I'm glad to see that you are awake! This is your brain talking. I had to find some way to communicate with you. I feel like I barely survived WWIII and am still not quite all in one piece. That's why I need you. I need you to take care of me. As...

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Day of the Stroke

On Monday 4th December 2017 6am I woke up suddenly from a deep sleep feeling that I was suddenly going to be sick. I sat up and got out of bed toppling slightly into the bedroom wall. I kind of staggered to the bedroom door managing to open it and through...

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Day Two – Hospital Awakening

I would say it was an early start at 6am with nurses entering our room but I am not sure I managed to get much sleep the night before as several of the other Stroke patients were not as fortunate as myself and either clearly did not know that they were in...

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My Stroke Guide

My Stroke Guide is an online self -management tool to support people who have been affected by stroke 24/7. If you know someone affected by stroke who could benefit from joining this digital community and accessing the resources available? #teamstroke...

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Communication problems after stroke

"Communication problems after stroke" This is one of many fabulous guides produced by the Stroke Association. I did not read it at first as my speech had returned to those that did not know me. However I found it hard to explain why I was getting so tired...

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