9 Months Post-stroke

EVERY STROKE IS DIFFERENT Every recovery is different.  I’m now 9 months out from my stroke. 9 months is usually associated with birth in humans. This “me after stroke” is kind of like a birth. Each month my brain relearns new ways of doing “old” things. Each month...

8 Months Post-stroke

April 30,2022 Over the past two weeks I had several medical check-ups and I was the recipient of some really nice compliments. I’ve always loved compliments. Am I needy? Vain? Quite possibly, but these days I don’t try to  figure out the root of this love. I accept...

Where Will You Be in 25 Years?

My husband Hank, a.k.a. the National Treasure, reads several online newspapers each morning. He often sends me links to things we’ve talked about, or that strike him as newsworthy of sharing.  He forwarded an article to me about a woman who was 109 and died last week...

Stroke Survivor/Thriver

8/25/21 – 1/25/2022 Today I am five months out from my mild stroke. I’m doing well. Recovery from my stroke this summer takes time and energy and lots of rest. I know every stroke and every recovery is unique. I share this as my experience so far with my stroke...

The Eastside Writing Room- July

Our world is opening up and the Eastside Writing Room is a part of that. July – we’ll be Zooming every Tuesday 11:30 AM-12:15 PM to state our writing intentions, then write (at home, at the cafe, in the park)  for at least our usual time of two hours...