“Ugh,” I groan as I drop the block from my rather tenuous left-handed grasp. I’ve been struggling for the better part of the hour-long therapy session with a weak hand that won’t cooperate. How long will it take to accomplish such a simple task? How many more repetitions stand between me and and regaining aContinue reading “One small step for man”
There’s a first time for everything, right? Ever since my stroke, I have faced a lot of firsts: my first time standing up from a wheelchair, my first steps, my first time moving my left arm. The list goes on. A couple of months ago I found myself facing yet another first: my first forayContinue reading “The Long and Winding Road”
¨Prost!¨ I exclaimed, clinking my stein of beer against those of my friends and the random German guys we had acquired as friends for the afternoon. I was in a state of absolute bliss. My trip to Munich turned out to be an unexpected collision of friends from many different walks of life, and IContinue reading “Oktoberfest 2020: The greatest adventure to never happen”
This past weekend, I hit another major milestone. I took the subway by myself for the first time post-stroke. Which may not seem like a huge deal, but trust me, it is. And, in retrospect, is probably still not the safest thing for me to do, but I needed to prove to myself that itContinue reading “Mind the gap”
Today let’s celebrate the gift of life.