Stroke and Gut: There’s a Connection

I have a sensitive stomach, and ever since my stroke, more sensitive, which I didn’t think was possible. I wanted to know WHY! In other words, is there…

Staying Out of a Nursing Home

Today I got a splinter in my sound hand as I walked down my front steps while holding onto a wooden railing.  Thank God I…

Knock, knock! I Was At Death’s Door. And Then I Wasn’t, aka The Issue of Turning Off the Life Support Machine Too Early

When I had my hemorrhagic stroke in 2009, my boys knew I had a zest for life from the way I lived it up to…

Downsizing Begins

After my visit to an independent living center in Michigan, the reality of downsizing became real. After I drew my furniture on a grid it…

Your Biggest Superpower

Self-advocacy is one of the best things you can learn to do for yourself (or advocate for your loved one). It can also be one…

Visual Deficit of Any Kind or Just Fatigue from Stroke or Other Brain Injury? OrCam Read to the Rescue!

  I was tired after 9 hours from multiple projects when, pre-coronavirus pandemic, I went to a famous vegetarian restaurant with a person I was…