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Neuro Appt

Today, I had an appointment with one of the neurologists that treated my stroke. Since I haven’t seen a neurologist in over a year, we setup an appointment. 165 more words


RT? Don't talk about me without me. Patient engagement Tweetchat 14th April 16.00

So we have a new NHS buzz term ‘patient engagement.Well, The Kings Fund says,

‘The role of the patient is no longer as a passive recipient of care. 1,302 more words

Gravity, the Great and Powerful

Sometimes, I feel so good, I forget my limitations. This might sound like a good thing, and in a way it is, until reality literally brings me back to earth. 230 more words

Stroke Survivor

When stroke recovery doesn't happen.

I’ve long been associated with the notion that stroke recovery is always possible, whether those improvements are small or large positive changes.

However, I have to admit that since meeting Kati Van De Hoeven in beautiful Finland last weekend, I’ve met someone who sadly hasn’t made very much physical improvement in twenty years, after her brainstem stroke and locked in syndrome diagnosis. 1,115 more words

Just Be Held

With the trials and tribulations placed before me after my stroke, I found a song that I can totally relate to; it’s called Just Be Held… 467 more words


"Friendly" negative feedback

   Wow, I have not logged on in a super long time!  It’s been over a month! The stats and site looks different and for once I actually like it.   1,729 more words


Typical Schedule

When I was discharged from day-neuro on Sept 26 2014, many adjustments had to be made. Since we were down to one car, we got a small truck for Ricky. 413 more words