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Recently had opportunity to share the experience.


garydotgray

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Hi everyone

 

I know I know ...I have been AWOL for awhile now. Well I have been busy getting back into life so I hope you won't be too hard on me.

 

I wanted to share with all of you an article that was written by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of P.E.I. and posted on their website.

 

I was asked to share my experience as a stroke survivor with the volunteers that go door to door accepting contributions in aid of Heart and Stroke.

 

This was done at our local curling club.

 

Here is the link: Click here to read the article

 

Smiles :)

 

Gary

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Gary,

 

Thanks so much for sharing the article. Great pics too. That was truly an honor for you. Glad you shared it with all of us.

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Hi Donna

 

Thanks for your comment. Yes it was very much an honor and I love to share with all of my world wide stroke buddies. LOL

 

I'm not sure if I have met you yet Donna. I am a Canadian stroke survivor and have been a member of Strokenet since 2003.

 

I have not been around as much over the past year or so but I do check in every now and then and also network with other survivors by IM such as MSN, Yahoo and such.

 

I love all of my stroke buddies and as the article points out, y'all (Sooth'rn accent eh) :hahaha: have been a hugh part of my recovery to date.

 

Keep up the great work here at Strokenet!

 

Smiles :)

 

Gary

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Gary,

 

We haven't" officially" met. I've been a member since 2005 but an active member since 2006. I've been on Staff since March of this year.

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Hi Donna

 

Well great to meet ya. Hope to catch you on the site. Feel free to say hi. :hiya:

 

Keep up the great work here at Strokenet. :cheer:

 

Smiles :)

 

Gary

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Hi Gary,

I see you are still being busy. Good job, good photos and I really enjoyed the article.

Thanks for keeping us up to date. :Clap-Hands:

Frank

 

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Hi Frank

 

Thanks for your comment. It was an honor to have the opportunity to share my experience with the volunteers and in turn share the article with my stroke buddies.

 

Hope you and J are staying safe. (out of the path of those Oklahoma twisters) :head_hurts:

 

Smiles :)

 

Gary

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hey Gary:

 

nice article, and you look very handsome, now I know what you are busy in, wooing all the ladies in the neighbourhood. :)

 

Thanks for giving life back to your blog, we do need bloggers like you who have paved the way for all newbies

 

Asha

 

 

 

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Hi Asha

 

Thanks for taking a look. I appreciate your comment very much. I try to be nice to the ladies and that way they will be nice to me eh. LOL

 

I will try to blog more often. It is nice to be back on Strokenet. I miss the old gang but look forward to meeting all of the new (past year) members both stroke survivors and caregivers.

 

You are doing a fab job here Asha so keep up the great work.

 

Thanks again!

 

Smiles :)

 

Gary

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Hi Anna

 

Thanks for your comment. I work on it every day. (walking and mind exercises) I will do my best to keep improving.

 

Since the Heart & Stroke Foundation of PEI asked me to speak at the volunteer appreciation meet, and the linked article was posted on their website, they have asked if they could feature my story in thier June newsletter.

 

I received the draft copy today and wow they have given an entire page to my story including two pictures.

 

The one taken with my family the day before the stroke (in the Strokenet gallery) and one taken at the volunteer doo a couple of weeks ago.

 

I must say that is much more than I would have ever expected.

 

Thanks again for your encouraging words and I look forward to meeting you on site.

 

Smiles :)

 

Gary

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