Blogs 2018-01-19T02:20:13+00:00


By sharing their day-to-day experiences we hope that these blogs will inspire and encourage other younger stroke survivors in their recovery.  Finding out that other people are facing similar difficulties can help reduce feelings of isolation, and you might pick up some good tips and coping strategies.

Post- Stroke Fatigue

January 23rd, 2018|

Fatigue is one of the invisible aspects of life after stroke. Post-stroke fatigue is not like typical tiredness. Unlike usual tiredness, this fatigue does not subside with rest and many people find that the tiredness [...]

When a friend has a stroke

November 27th, 2017|

It can be difficult when a friend goes through any life changing event to know what to say. If you are the friend of a stroke survivor it can be hard to know how to [...]

Flying After A Stroke

August 8th, 2017|

Flying after stroke can be a stressful experience and for many stroke survivors the thought of flying can bring about increased anxiety. Matthew Wilson who is Accessibility & PRM  Manager at Edinburgh Airport answered our members questions regarding [...]

Things I lost in the fire

June 9th, 2017|

by Stephen Taylor Stephen Taylor is 44, had two strokes in 2014 and 2015, and has decided to leave it at that. He spent years as a carer for disabled people, as an acrobat and [...]

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Becki Cobb

Becki had a stroke on 27 February 2011 at the age of 21. She has just graduated from Brighton University.

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Anita Davies

Anita had a stroke aged 34. Since surviving her stroke in 2005 she is now looking forward to taking part as a crew member in the Clipper 13-14 Round the World Yacht Race that starts on 1 September. Her part in the race begins in January 2014.

Eddie Pleban

Eddie had his stroke at a young 62. His blog is his journey since surviving his stroke in 2011. Eddie is also a Different strokes group co-coordinator for the Norwich group.

Peter Corfield

Peter had his stroke at 55. Peter hopes that his blogs give survivors hope!