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Here it is, folks!

Posted by Abranson in 'Caregiver' seems to be inept title, 08 February 2016 - - - - - - · 16 views

How to start? I guess as abruptly and fragmented as this life change arose. My husband had a stroke December 31, 2015. He was 46 years old. I'm not going to go into the details for two reasons.
1. I've discovered that everyone has a story, and often the narrator is the only one listening to it and being affected.
2. Today is my birthday, and I choose not...

Happiness

Posted by Jayallen in Jayallen's Blog amazing days, 07 February 2016 - - - - - - · 17 views

I know life is been hell for her I just don't know how much my wife said I wish you would reconsider auditioning as I considered it almost died a couple times I just think what dreams bring so much joy and hope to all my friends I have to do it of course I'm going to enjoy myself too what a wonderful thing to be able to share with my wife again
Be blesse...

Another small step

Posted by scottm in scottm's Blog, 06 February 2016 - - - - - - · 35 views

If we had a fireplace I'd be in front of it with my stack of unread woodworking magazines but they'll have to wait for another day. I do miss my shop time and hope to get back out there shortly.

The wife is taking a trip with one of her gal-pals to a formal dinner some 70 miles away so I was doing the oil and other fluids check and she needed new wipers....

Another stroke anniversary & valentine day coming up fast

Posted by achandra in achandra's Blog, 05 February 2016 - - - - - - · 34 views

My 12th year stroke anniversary is coming up in two days. My nightmare of delivering premature baby & loosing her day later & then suffering stroke day later of that will be tomorrow. I have come so far from my those initial years when I thought I would never find joy in living again, & will never be happy again. Who would have imagined after...

50 YEARS OF SUPERBOWLS

Posted by fking in fking's Blog, 05 February 2016 - - - - - - · 24 views

i would be willing to say and bet many of our sports fans and members here can't remember watching 49 Superbowl games over the last 49 years of their lives before their stroke over such a long period of time???? Of course 49 years ago I was just 25 years old myself....

I do remember many of them but not everyone of them however the one that I do remember...

Thats What This Place Is For

Posted by SassyBetsy in SassyBetsy's Blog, 05 February 2016 - - - - - - · 44 views

My roomie is 80. She gts braid extensions and manicures. She is from a family of 12 and has outlived so many family members. She outlived her husband of 51 years just 5 years ago. She said she endures dialysis for her niece and nephew who are like her own children and she never had any of her own.She used to live with her niece. She has a quick wit and wo...

Still Trying to Blog

Posted by srademacher in spacie1's Blog, 05 February 2016 - - - - - - · 40 views

Will try this again....maybe the shortened version. Kelly is no longer with us ...let her go end of December. After two years she never could get the buttwiping 101 down right, still preferred taking Gary for walks or to shoot pool as opposed to finishing up the housework she was assigned to do, and was having too many problems in her personal life t...

blank mind

Posted by ksmith in Ksmith's Blog, 03 February 2016 - - - - - - · 62 views

hi guys.

I'm having a difficult time with something and am asking for help..

It comes down to it,, I truly need help understanding how a person with a stroke feels.. inside. 'But Kelli, you had a stroke?'.. yes but I was given the chance to lose that. Either a blessing or a curse that caused me to lose the memory of my life prior to this unfortunate eve...

Coping after a stroke

Posted by 25March2015 in 25March2015's Blog, 02 February 2016 - - - - - - · 48 views

This is my first time ever Blogging! So here goes! On March 25,2015, my life changed because of my stroke. My right side was affected. I have the movement back , Thank God! It took a lot of hard work on my part. My body has gone through so many changes. I have bladder problems and bowel problems, worst than before. I am so very Grateful be be alive, Truly...

Another year down and I'm not entirely sure where things are headed.

Posted by lydiacevedo in Conversations with myself, 01 February 2016 - - - - - - · 54 views

IT's been 5 years since the stroke that changed everything. I'm mostly happy and live is mostly the way I think I remember it being before. I love my job, doing technical writing for a restaurateur company - you may have heard of them. They own Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba's Italian Grille, Bonefish Grill and Flemmings. Everyone seems to be very happy wit...

half of summer gone

Posted by HostSue in Sue's Sentiments, 29 January 2016 - - - - - - · 57 views

When I had kids at home I loved school holidays, I loved having my kids around the house, lots of noise, always something happening. Holidays were always the time when one or more of them would come and have a long talk about what was gong on in their lives, I would make an opportunity to sit down with them for a while without having to jump in the car an...

Is This Really Happening?

Posted by Punch1021 in Punch1021's Blog, 28 January 2016 - - - - - - · 38 views

The day has come where my relationship with my son is almost at an end. I was right to be on guard when I thought things were getting better. My ex who never had an issue with how I talked to him before, now has an issue. I can't even ask him if he wants to go to church. I have to ask my ex and they will ask him if he wants to go. I have been taking...

Jump On The Bus

Posted by SweetMom in SweetMom's Blog, 28 January 2016 - - - - - - · 57 views
Big Blue Bus

Come on, Jump on the bus. This will be a bus for all of us that want to go for a ride, go on vacation, go to the store, wherever we want to go.
When I was caregiving my late husband, I belonged to an on-line caregiver support group. In that group, we went on vacation at times on big blue bus. It was a vent. So I hope y'all will go on vacation with me on...

Another Unexpected Change

Posted by RonA in RonA's Blog, 27 January 2016 - - - - - - · 48 views

My wife and I recently learned that she can no longer have a mammogram because of the disabling effect of her right-side ischemic stroke. Her left arm is too rigid to be positioned so that a mammogram can be performed. The good news is, she's now 70 and our doctor says that at that age mammograms aren't really necessary. While that is good to know I can't...

Be Grateful You're Alive

Posted by SweetMom in SweetMom's Blog, 27 January 2016 - * * * * * · 59 views

"Be Grateful You're Alive"....................I hear that a lot. I am grateful I'm alive, but I remember the me pre stroke and I'm not that fond of the me post stroke. My step daughter is a Nurse Practitioner and said its a miracle I wasn't worse. OK, I'm happy I am not worse than I am, but its hard to say I am grateful for being how I am now when I re...

"All About You"!!!!!

Posted by SweetMom in SweetMom's Blog, 24 January 2016 - - - - - - · 66 views

Ya know I used to work on a computer all day for almost 30 years and now I can't figure out how to do this or that. My husband is baffled by my inabilities to remember or figure things out and then he has to do it. I hear "Everything is always all about YOU!!!!!!" and then I think, UHOH, he needs a break.
I try not to make things "all about me" but I d...

Just a new years catch up

Posted by heathber in heather's Blog - Heather was here, 19 January 2016 - - - - - - · 54 views

Hi folks been slack with the Blog updates, so here's a quick update on me for the new year.

I've been going to the Running program at the rehab center for 6 weeks now, and it's a seriously full on session. It must be doing something as my legs ache the next day. I'm sort of glad I can only get enough time off work to do one session a week. The people...

9 years recovered!

Posted by jetjaguar72 in jetjaguar72's Blog, 19 January 2016 - - - - - - · 39 views

It unfortunately seems like the only time I get a chance to write is when I am reflecting on time and remembering how far I have come. Life is so different now. I still struggle with walking easily, but I walk! I have RAN with my son, who has grown so big and is just amazing! 6 years old! My career is in hyperdrive, really pushing my mental limits! I basi...

Some holiday pictures....

Posted by Mitch04 in Mitch's Blog, 18 January 2016 - - - - - - · 63 views

Adelaide Oval .... scene of a big victory by the BBL Adelaide Strikers!

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The Blue Lake, Mount Gambier

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Second Valley, South Australia.

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Getting Married

Posted by Budweiser in Bill's Blog, 17 January 2016 - - - - - - · 33 views

Hello all, happy new year :). Been engaged for awhile now but we have a date now. Got a hall so we are getting married this year. New years eve 2016.


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