10 Things Not To Do or Say When You’re With a Stroke Patient

People are funny, and I don’t mean in a ha-ha sort of way. They could be neurotic, bi-polar, obsessive-compulsive, anxious, or agoraphobic, just to name…

Rehearsal Saves Me Again

My moving company will keep my belongings in storage containers for 2 to 3 weeks until there is a truck heading to west to Michigan. …

Why Do Stroke Survivors Lose Friends?

Through my involvement with stroke survivors at all levels, I heard from a lady who had to move 2000 miles away to get out of…

A Window Into My Soul

For a month I have worked hard to get rid of many possessions before I move to an independent living facility in Michigan.  A friend…

Coulda, Shoulda, Woulda, But Did I?

I “coulda” gone to the doctor when my leg pain escalated, but I didn’t want to miss a day of work. I “shoulda” gone to…

The Simple Pleasures of a Stroke Survivor

Looking back over my life, I had very complicated pleasures. But as a stroke survivor, I found that my preferences transformed into simple ones. Here are…