Month: July 2013

My Voice

This morning I went to Rite Aid and a worker there asked me if he could help me find anything.  A little later I was sitting on my front porch with my dog and my neighbor walked by and asked if he… Read More ›


I’m stepping on OT’s territory here but there was a search term on my stats page that said ‘supination after stroke.’  So I thought I’d write about it.  Supination of the hand is when your palm turns up.  Pronation of the… Read More ›


I can’t sleep right now so I’m watching an old Dr. Phil called “The Craigslist Killer.”  I’ve come to love Craigslist, you can find anything/sell anything on there.  I hope I don’t get murdered.


Brooke e-mailed me and asked me some questions but I need to know of some other stroke survivors’ experiences.  It REALLY, REALLY, REALLY pissed me off when family members would try to make me do “therapy” stuff but I think I… Read More ›

Gray Hair

I found my very first gray hair this morning.  My hair has always been my #1 prized possession.  I am very not happy about this, very not happy.


My speech therapist wasn’t there when I told my student clinician(I do speech therapy at a university) that I’m taking singing lessons.  She was so thrilled when she found that out that she wrote me an email.  Here it is………. Read More ›

4th of July

I live in a place in Pittsburgh where people flock to for the fireworks.  My neighbor told me that there will be thousands of people in this area tonight.  I’m so looking forward to that, I love loud noises.  So, a parking… Read More ›

Post-Nominal Letters

You know, I have some letters that follow my name and I’m really glad that I do because I think that my education and experience will open a ton of doors for me in the future.  That being said, every stroke… Read More ›