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"Wonder Woman"

Ya, ya, I'm amazing. I have and am overcoming a lot, and I have many able-bodied friend and family members, but I would like to make friends and share more BI hardships, or I met a guy who suffered a SCI who I have a lot of similarities with too...  Basically if you're amazing (and you probably are) you should talk with me. What's the worst that could happen?

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Re-Entrance

I haven't been in this site since February because I had another stroke 2/14 making my tally 3. I feel like overall it is getting easier to cope with because the deficits and ways to overcome them are familiar. I think the hardest deficits are the new ones. I have a lot more tremor in my right (so I am learning to be a lot more left handed). Also I have never had glasses before, but I need them for sure now, but because I have two more procedures to get rid of the AVM the doctors want to wait u

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Highs, and lows of surgeries and trying to do too much

I was happy and in a good place because I moved the shower bench out of the tub and just stand (and lean) now and as others have said can happen, my bladder problems subsided! Both of these things happened a bit over a week ago, and made me extremely happy and like progress was being made. Also I bought a bunch of the stroke bracelets and have given some to my therapists to give out, as well a few stroke survivors plus caregivers. This felt really good, I told the survivors + caregivers what the

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First try

I've never tried blogging anywhere, so here I go. This is the best holiday season I've had in quite a while. Family got along (if you knew where they came from it would be more of an oh my god), got some surprise gifts (lots of games ), had some great cooking days, and it was just lovely. I have met up with this woman whom had a similar stroke but a year farther along who says once you get better, people feel they can lay more on you again (and do). I optimistically and blissfully refuse to acce

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