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.
Top 10 Tips for Stroke Survivors to Manage Anxiety Post-Stroke Surviving a stroke is a significant life event that can lead to emotional challenges, including
10 Things I’ve Learned in 10 Years After my Stroke A stroke can be life-altering – it can change how you look, feel and sound.
New Behaviours Stroke Survivors Often Develop and Why It is so strange to think of all of the changes that have happened since my stroke. Since
How I Deal With The Guilt That Comes From Recovering From My Stroke Every Monday evening since my stroke has been the same. After dinner,
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What It’s Like To Have A Stroke at 29
The frank and honest story of a young stroke survivor.
As a ‘disabled person’ it is all to easy to fall down the rabbit hole of what you can’t do anymore and forget what you can do, especially what you can do well.
We Don’t Need Words – An insight into the mind of a stroke survivor’s wife
My name is Grace and I am 29 years old. My husband Finn had a stroke when he was 43 and has been left with significant aphasia.He struggles to express himself using words – both verbal and written – but also struggles to understand what others are trying to say to him.
“Before I got unwell I had a completely normal day and I just went to bed one night and woke up in hospital! I spent my 30th birthday here and it just didn’t and still doesn’t feel real.
I couldn’t work as a solicitor again. “
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.