Author: Dkgd6

  • Stroke basics broken down

    Stroke basics broken down

    What I wish I had known Post-Stroke Pt #1 Education & Statistics I never understood exactly, by definition, what a stroke was. Now I know it is the sudden death of brain cells caused by a lack of oxygen. The lack of oxygen is either caused by a blockage of blood flow (ischemic) or the […]

  • Tracking Therapy Post-stroke

    Tracking Therapy Post-stroke

    My favorite part of my post-graduate studies was by far the research. I like trying to solve a problem, testing different hypotheses, and coming up with a solution or finding the next steps to get to a solution. When conducting research, one of the most important things you must do is to take notes and […]

  • Finding my Stroke Strength

    Finding my Stroke Strength

    Once my car accident and stroke happened, I was helpless and hopeless. I never thought about the future, I was apathetic. I was stuck. I just felt pity for myself. Two years after that car accident my aunt and uncle invited me to visit them in Colorado.  My aunt and I went for walks on the trails […]