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About Madade

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  • Birthday 04/17/1963

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    Agriculture, The Brain, Buses, Science & History, Cooking Gardening.
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  1. A new hobby that is therapeutic.
  2. Just browsing about again today waiting for stroke chat.  There was a moderator in the lobby.  When I checked that chat schedule I noticed that its all gone.  The time and group active.  Is it gone with this new format?  I thought I had checked it with the new board and it was there.  See if it is the same for you.  Maybe just us Great White Northerners.    

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    2. Linnie


      Mark, some of the e-mails you receive will be from ksmith....That's Kelli Smith, and she is an administrator who works with Steve (they're both super helpful).  Only the administration team of StrokeNet has your e-mail address.  Are you online now?  If yes, I can meet you in the chat room in a few minutes to answer (whoops, change that to try to answer) any questions you have.  I'll check back here at 12:15 my time which will be 11:15 for you, ok?  (I really try hard to not say "eh", lol)

    3. Madade


      It's  alright  eh!  12:30 pm nap time.  FYI others can reply on here.  It shows as email inbox on the new format.  That's where I'm getting them and my personal email notifies me.  

    4. Linnie


      Mark, I haven't noticed the email inbox; but I think it's probably the same place that I call a message inbox.  Semantics, eh? :2thumbs:

  3. Hi Asha waiting for stroke chat to open checked the calendar see its blank. 



    1. achandra


      Mad :


      we usually have chats every day in the afternoon 3-4 EST & evening 8-9 EST Monday,wednesday & friday




    2. Madade


      Thanks I'll try this evening.  Without that calendar it is a trick to remember times and type of chats they're hosting.  Joined a stroke support group last week.  Its good but tiring right now. Only going for Wednesdays.  Its a half hour drive also.  Again thanks.


    3. achandra


      Mad :


      will see you there tonight in stroke survivor chat room. If you have laptop at home then you can login from home & chat away





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  5. Pearl that sounds like another read I should tackle. Right now reading an ebook called Brain Facts: A Primer on the Brain and Nervous System. I like actual books after trying this. It did help me with the page turning. Bookmarking was excellent but recalling what I read that something just have to do. Over and over sometimes. Makes for slow reading. Interesting learning as some of the material you can relate to. Its more a medical book so I find it not too compelling to read. Next read a hard cover book "Cross The Line" James Patterson.
  6. Welcome to StrokeNet. Please feel free to browse around and get to know the others. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask.

  7. Welcome to StrokeNet. Please feel free to browse around and get to know the others. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask.

  8. Welcome to StrokeNet. Please feel free to browse around and get to know the others. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask.

  9. Hi

    Hi CLKsoft. Quite the ordeal. I come and go but with the new format maybe able to respond better. If you wish you can contact me. June 2014 brain stem at 51. Still haven't wrote mine down here. Great people here.
  10. Nothing leading up to the stroke. Had a complete medical check up week before even. During they felt I had a neck adjustment as the bleed was typical of neck adjustment, as they reviewed C.A.T. scans. Hadn't seen a chiropractor in 8 years. I awoke from a sleep. Couldn't get out of bed.
  11. Just learnt how to follow this posting.
  12. Thank you all. It's what I sensed but was just not sure. I had the flu shot even before the stroke I got one. The stress comments I believing that more and more every day. Refreshing to hear from other stroke survivors these words. The struggle to stay active when the virus knock us down so easily. Sort of snowballs the condition. l never liked whining yet I see that I am starting. I was doing so good in stroke hospital and since release can't seem to get back to the point they released me. Walking, activities, awake time & general self care tasks were coming along so well when I was released. Coming up on 3 years and trying so hard to get back to where I was when release but these cold have taken their toll this season. Again Thanks everyone for posting.
  13. Can't seem to shake cold viruses. Is this a bad season or is it due to the stroke that that I seems to have a cold that last for weeks. Been to doctor and his comment well that's the price of being social. He's glad I'm trying but I feel that this is a bad season. What do you feel particularly those over 5 years. Is it the stroke or is it the season?
  14. Well it takes a lot of exercise. If I'm idle it seems to snowball. Feeling of useless. When I get a little bug it'll take weeks to get enough strength back to get active. If I'm active I'll come in here without any problems and navigate easily. Learning and accepting. Thanks
  15. :Hi: Welcome to StrokeNet. Ditto to what Susan said regarding looking forward to learning more about you. I'm from Prince Edward Island, so of course I noticed that you're out on the water in your picture. Was the pic taken before or after your strokes? Like you, I stroked on both sides of my brain. Mine was a long time ago, when I was 34 years old, but I like to keep in touch with StrokeNet to meet new members, and help them if I can. Glad to see you're going to the Newbie chat room. During these Sunday evening sessions, the chat host can answer your questions about getting around the site. Also, reading the posts in the Stroke Survivor forum will give you insight as to the various kinds of problems other members are experiencing as well as the advice they receive. I hope that after doing some reading, you'll feel encouraged to post your own questions or replies. It would be great if you tell us your first name, much more casual way of addressing you. Take care, Lin Still trying to navigate this site and thanks for the comments. As you can see that was a while back. Been to PEI several times. That photo was this summer on St.Clair river 2nd year after the stroke. A little vacation and boat tour. Even managed a jet ski. Its Mark. Thank Lin. Sorry I'm not very good on this site. Forgetfulness and typing abilities main reluctance don't frequent often.