When you buy a shiny new red car you begin to notice all the red cars that you really didn’t see before. The same thing goes with suffering a stroke and its aftermath. Suddenly you see disabled folks that you really had not seen before. It’s natural. Let’s try to see each other!

I don’t know about you, but I almost never think about my life BS (Before Stroke). I was preparing to walk, using a rollator, in an American Stroke Association fund-raising event. The event was to be held in our city’s football stadium. The last time I was in that stadium I was playing for a …

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“I cried because I had no shoes until I saw a man who had no feet”. This aphorism has been around for centuries. It can be taken to mean that no matter what circumstance you find yourself in, there is someone dealing with a more severe challenge. It is of no value to compare yourself …

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Apparently, there is a link (in some people) between certain bacteria in saliva and the occurrence of stroke. Because of left-side deficits, I am not able to floss in the normal fashion. I use intraoral brushes, which I can do using a single hand. I also use a battery-powered toothbrush and a manual toothbrush. I …

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