Stroke Survivor - male
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  • Birthday 08/08/1975

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  • Stroke Anniversary (first stroke)
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  1. Happy Anniversary Gavin!

  2. Happy Anniversary Gavin!

  3. Happy Birthday Gavin!

  4. Happy Anniversary Gavin!

  5. Happy Birthday Gavin!

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    Plain and simple answer - No you have not. I recovered my ability to write and run after 3 years post stroke. You need to sincerely believe you will get better and give the effort 200%. I always set my goals to the seemingly un-obtainable - it has served me well.
  7. Happy Birthday Gavin!

  8. Gavin

    Honest answer, I kept trying and turned most everything I did/d a rehabilition game (Something I still do every day). Holding my coffee every day, is a therapy game I play every morning. I see how far I can get or how slow I have to walk before the rigidness on my right side causes me to spill it some. Today I made it to the ping pong room, but I cheated, I sipped it so it wouldn't be as full as I walked. ;P Another game I play is forcing my steps to be completely flat footed and fluid like my left side, without my hand and arm getting rigid, that's a tough one. I do a bunch of mental rel
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    Hi Numnah, It is true a lot of health care professionals are nay sayers, but from the beginning I realized how ignorant they were. I am almost 4 years post stroke and I STILL see gains. The last couple weeks, my foot/leg don't kick out as much, my steps are much more flat. I started typing with 2 hands in some cases this year. Last year I regained writing and running to an extent, that was over 2 years post stroke. My 1st year I regained riding a bicycle and motorcycle. A lot of hard work, but well woth it in the end. The best thing you can do for yourself is make smat choices. D
  10. Great thing about rope, is you can just get more and tie it together, get more length, that way you never have to run out. Kind of like hope.
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    Taken 5/5/2012.
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    Random pics of me.
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    I have lost just about every friend since my stroke. I don't go outr like I used to. I am not the same person as before. I got a dog to help with the loneiness, helps some. Depression comes and goes. Just need to make new frends, something I am have relunctant to do myself. Get a new hobby,. meet some folk.
  14. Gavin

    Great news, keep up the good work!
  15. Happy Anniversary Gavin!