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When I started this blog in 2012 I thought my life was over and I said in this ‘About Me’ section that “I used to be a physical therapist.” Now, I’m back to work as a physical therapist with an ENTIRELY different perspective and treatment methods.

I had a massive stroke at the age of 30. It’s a lot more common for a young person to have a stroke than anyone thinks. I could’ve taken a continuing education course about strokes but I decided to have one instead. I’m getting a much better education this way.

  • “Why do you go up with the good and down with the bad?”

    This question is asking about ascending and descending stairs. Sometimes, looking at the search terms that were used of how people ended up on my blog is a great way to give me an idea for a new post.  This… Read More ›

  • Brain Fog and Migraines

    Aside from fatigue, which is a whole other dimension of disability and always deserves its own post when talked about – it is never to be combined with the hundreds of other things that I deal with.  Anyway, BESIDES fatigue, as far… Read More ›

  • Savant

    I was listening to NPR yesterday and they were interviewing a man that fell into a pool, got knocked out, and woke from his concussion a musical savant, having never played the piano in his life.  He said he can’t… Read More ›

  • Fatigue

    Years ago, I wrote a post about post-stroke fatigue, I’ve written about this subject quite a lot….Anyway, I remember Dean leaving this comment on some post, “7 years later and fatigue is still a bitch.”  Well, now I’m at that point. … Read More ›

  • All squares are rectangles, but…..

    A baseball player recently collapsed during a game and it was revealed the next day that it was due to a brain hemorrhage.  My husband asked me what the difference is between a brain hemorrhage and a stroke.  Well, a… Read More ›