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About razrbak94

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  • Birthday 02/27/1970

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    "My scars tell a story, they are reminders of when life tried to break me, but failed." Steve Maraboli
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  1. razrbak94

    Thanks Willis, I suppose "search" truly is my friend in this situation. Not meaning to stir anything up, just wanting real feedback, not hype of hyperbole.
  2. razrbak94

    Looking for first hand experiences here. Anxiety relief? Are you in a fog? What has been your real world experience?
  3. Greetings Jon, from another newb. Good group here, lots of support. Finding we all have different impacts, but a share a common bond. Like Asha said above, chat room time is great community.
  4. razrbak94

    You reminded me of the period shortly after my stroke. It had little physical (visible) toll on me- just made me very weak. I really wanted the heck out of the hospital the following day, I remember how much effort it took me to walk down the hall, unassisted, to show I was good to go. I tried to make it look as cool and effortless as possible, on the inside I was like "what in the hell!!! why is this so hard???". Got home and proceeded to jump back into my normal routine to prove to everyone, including myself, that nothing had happened. I remember being up on a step ladder working in my
  5. Good read, thanks for posting up.
  6. razrbak94

    He'll be more than ready to get back rolling! I started early (10-ish) with BMX, which lead to dirt bikes (trail riding & motocross), which lead to me shattering my leg in 30 plus places May 3, 1992 (today is the 28 year anniversary), which was the last motocross for me. Rehab'ed and transitioned into trail riding and hair-scrambles (KTM300, last bike, pic above). Wadding myself up & taking longer to heal prompted me to close this chapter in my early 30's. Now my current desire for closed course competition has brought me to autocross (less likely to shatter legs). '92 Ford Mustan
  7. razrbak94

    Hi Margo! I too had a right side lacunar. Keep pushing & fighting... but be sure to extend yourself plenty of grace along the way. Eric
  8. razrbak94

    Spent a good bit of my life in the saddle- motocross, hairscrambles, autocross, bmx
  9. razrbak94

    Hi Kara. Use it as motivation & a little reminder for taking care of yourself. Try to live in the now & extend yourself a bit more grace. Be intentional on things you can impact/control & try not to sweat what you can't. Eric
  10. razrbak94

    Greetings WayneSki from a fellow newb. Where's home?
  11. Welcome to StrokeNet. Please feel free to browse around and then introduce yourself by posting in the the Newbie Stroke Survivor or Stroke Caregiver Introduction forum.  After that, post your question in the applicable forum and others will reply.  You will quickly get to know the others. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask.