Frozen Garden

I had major problems with digestion. I know as a stroke survivor, digestion can be affected for multiple reasons. The stroke itself might affect the nerves in the digestive area, being less active, medications. These can all lead to bad… Read More ›

Recent Posts

  • Shattered Life

    A few months ago, I promised to start blogging again consistently and I haven’t so I want to apologize to anyone that might have been counting on that.  I got a lot of heartwarming messages that made me cry having… Read More ›

  • Meditation and Physical Therapy

    A search term on my blog the other day was “meditation and stroke recovery.”  So I searched this term myself on both Google and the Yahoo search engine and my blog came up on the second page of the Google… Read More ›

  • Neuro Rehab

    The company that I work for is mostly orthopedic.  My boss has told me that down the road they would like me to maybe do some neuro rehab.  Neurological physical therapy.  This won’t happen for a few years, I certainly… Read More ›

  • Empathy vs. Sympathy

    I linked to this blog post in my previous post but I’m linking again because I think it’s really good and important.  There is a BIG BIG difference between empathy and sympathy.  I’ve gotten a whole of a lot of sympathy, not… Read More ›

  • Shaking

    I work remotely in the compliance department of my physical therapy company. I perform chart reviews to make sure they are compliant. Fun job. Yesterday, I had a meeting in the corporate office with an external compliance consultant to explain… Read More ›

  • Elbow contracture

    I was out today and saw something else that I think might be due to a stroke. This is not a gait pattern. It has to do with your arm. Commonly, after a stroke, the flexor muscles will be for… Read More ›

  • Eccentric Control

    A search term on my blog recently was “what does eccentricity control?” Well, it can control having a somewhat strange personality, which I do, so I guess eccentricity controls my personality. But, when talking about muscle movement and what is… Read More ›

  • Circumduction

    I was walking behind someone in a coffee shop today who displayed a telltale sign that he had either a stroke or another neurological injury affecting the legs. Or just one leg. What I saw was that when this guy… Read More ›