Emotional changes

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
Colin

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