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TalkStroke closes on 5 February 2018

As My Stroke Guide has grown into a trusted online stroke community and support tool, we’re closing TalkStroke and asking you to register for My Stroke Guide. It will be easier for you to get all the online support you need, all in one place.

This unique, custom-built tool gives you the opportunity to create your own social profile, make friends with other users and message them directly. There are many ways to interact with one another, such as using the My social forum, posting on the public social wall and joining specific groups based on your interests.

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Dear Marcia
I am so sorry to learn of your stroke
What a lovely post, thank you for writing.
Do try to fight off the depression. If depression gets a hold then it will delay your recoveries.
Smile four times a day.
Be positive
You aren't alone, lots of us are out here for you. Only another SS can understand what you are going through.
Things got hard for me around 6 to 9 months, but the recovery continued. And there have been wonderful days. A sudden little burst of recovery (as described on here a Whoosh) is fantastic. And the realisation that another tiny bit of you has started to work again is just so nice.
I can drive, get up a step ladder, bake a cake etc etc. Migraines have virtually ceased. And I got to a stroke group last month. To be with fellow survivors was like being wrapped in a warm blanket.
You are probably suffering the stroke fatigue (?). If you are then don't fight it. Rest and work around it.
Best wishes

Wed, 11/8/2017 - 4:52pm
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