Category Archives: Stroke

As the category name implies, any post directly related to stroke, whether hemorrhagic or ischemic, both of which I’ve suffered.

CLINICAL TRIAL FOR STROKE SURVIVORS

Good morning, everyone and Happy Monday!   There is a new clinical trial available for stroke survivors at risk for heart problems. If you’re interested in applying, follow the link below for more information.   http://antidote.me/premium/patients-high-cholesterol/s/861/ I applied today, and … Continue reading

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WORLD STROKE DAY

Today is World Stroke Day, so I thought it would be appropriate to post information that would be helpful to those who aren’t aware of some of the statistics regarding strokes. In addition to posting an infographic, I’m adding a … Continue reading

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Do You Know?

Originally posted on My Aphasia Story:
Do you know about the hell that I’ve been through? Do you know what it feels like to be diagnosed with severe, expressive aphasia, verbal apraxia, auditory processing issues, and inability to walk? Do…

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STROKE AWARENESS MONTH

Hey blogger friends. Most of you are aware that my disability stems from a hemorrhagic stroke I suffered back in November, 2011 secondary to a ruptured brain aneurysm. I believe I also mentioned that during brain surgery to repair the … Continue reading

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HMO Hitmen: The Dehumanization of Human Services

I re-blogged this post a few hours ago from one of my favorite sites, takingthemaskoff . This gentleman works in the mental health field and is familiar with the consequences of addictions – first hand – and from both ends … Continue reading

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World Stroke Day – October 29, 2014

Good morning bloggers. Today is Wednesday, October 29 and it is also World Stroke Day. It’s a day to bring attention and awareness to the devastating effects that strokes have on the people they strike. Many are misinformed about who … Continue reading

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Insecure Writers Support Group – INSECURITIES

Hey all. It’s Wednesday, September 3, 2014, the first Wednesday of the month. We know what that means, right? Time for the Insecure Writers Support Group – #IWSG. Ninja Captain Alex J. Cavanaugh founded this amazing and wonderful group. The … Continue reading

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