• entries
    3
  • comments
    14
  • views
    1,573

About this blog

a blog of my experience with trans ischemic stroke and life after 

Entries in this blog

the daY OF.... My LIFE CHANGE..

I grew up in  a beach town in New York city,only blocks from the ocean.It was the summer spot for many New yorkers, and my parents chose to make it their year round home. Rockaway was great for an active kid, who rode his trike and later a  bike n the 8 mile long boardwalk by the sea.Unfortunately bad Governing turned the peninsula into a refuge for low income housing dwellers and for the mentally Ill in half way houses,which scared off residents to leave for greener pastures. I left for co

alansd

alansd

Never give up

My days are filled with new things to do, research into them and visits to either PT or OT where I get more things to try.Frustrated when I dont see the results, but motivated to keep searching and trying,I have much encouragement from my wife, which certainly helps. But its also a quest for  recovery.There is so much out there to seek and find.If only stem cells were further along, but this is not their time yet.Other things work however.I just need to keep at it.My daily stretching routine hel

alansd

alansd

two years on

I just recently reached two years since my stroke. I have come quite a way in recovery, but not yet satisfied.I have explored and used many devices, programs, exercises, OT and PT, and all this has contributed to my present state of ability.I often hear"you look great" Or" you are doing well." But people don't see the daily struggle  to do simple life tasks, and  how hard it is to stay motivated to progress. I go to a gym....LA Fitness, every other day, on a regimen.When  I first went a yea

alansd

alansd