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Stroke, life and moving on

The sound of a jet plane in my ear as I slowly fell to the ground. The disbelief of what was happening as I tried to speak the words “I’m OK”. The realisation that my life was now not in my hands but in the childcare staff, the ambulance officers, the medical professionals at my […]


Life after my stroke

Life after stroke

3 months today since I suffered my stroke. Life has changed, how could it not? You don’t go to the brink of death and back without a deep part of you being effected. I’m more tolerant, understanding and take time for the little things just a bit more. Don’t get me wrong, I can still […]


Living Life After Stroke

Sunrise Sanur

‘Treating the most feared and devastating strokes.’ ‘Patients with acute basilar artery occlusion have a mortality rate of greater than 85%.’ ‘Acute occlusion of the basilar artery is a neurological emergency that has a high risk of severe disability and mortality.’ Hmmm, Google was not pretty regarding the type of stroke I suffered 2 months […]


5 years on

How time can go so fast! Today marks the 5th anniversary of my Mum’s death. I still remember the day like yesterday, the day my whole life shifted forever. I was 5 days shy of my 30th birthday, a more reflective time than I had previously imagined. Launching into my 30’s in such a way […]


Recovery from my stroke

After stroke

Three weeks ago I woke up from a procedure that saved my life. The dramatic turn of events that Thursday 27th of October can be found on my previous post about my stroke. I had previously been very healthy with normal blood pressure, bloods all good, normal weight, non smoker and only been to hospital […]


My Stroke Story


It feels strange to write these words. At the age of 34 years I had a stroke. I have gone back and forth with sharing all the details of that day but if it helps just one person to notice the early signs or what to expect then I would be so happy. You may […]


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