It’s been a long time since I’ve updated this blog. I started out like gangbusters as a way to show how to live life after a major heath event like a stroke. But, ball of fire that I was, I petered out but not on purpose. As they say, life got in the way and
Posts Tagged ‘Stroke’
Tags: Andropause, Conditions and Diseases, Erectile dysfunction, Hypogonadism, Neurological Disorders, Oprah Winfrey, Stroke
Sometimes I think I’m about to share too much on this website, but Oprah Winfrey said something on her show finale that really stuck with me. She said that for the past 25 years, she was doing what she was called to do. She also said something that I’ve always believed. Everyone has a calling. (more…)
Tags: Brain, CVA, Neurological Disorders, Stroke, Support Groups
Don’t Have A Stroke has been neglected as of late. I’ve been going through life changes that can affect me and those around me for a long time to come.
While going through everything, I’ve been made aware that there are those close to me that think that my stroke may have affected me mentally. My first reaction was “B.S.” (more…)
Tags: American Heart Association, American Stroke Association, arms, F.A.S.T., face, speech, Stroke, Thrombolysis, time, Tissue plasminogen activator
Today is my son London’s 11th birthday and I shutter to think how I might not have been here to help him celebrate. In earlier entries, I’ve stressed the importance of taking care of yourself, which I should have done better. But how do you recognize a stroke when it’s happening? You do it F.A.S.T.
F.A.S.T. is an initialism (most people say acronym) for: (more…)
Tags: Cerebral infarction, Coffee, Stroke, Stroke Awareness Month, United Press International
Tags: Hospital, Magnetic resonance imaging, Occupational therapist, Physical therapy, Speech and language pathology, Stroke
Tags: American Heart Association, American Stroke Association, FAQ, Stroke, Thrombus, Transient Ischemic Attack, Warning sign
Tags: American Heart Association, American Stroke Association, Artery, Conditions and Diseases, FAQ, Health, Neurological Disorders, Neuron, Stroke, symptoms, United States