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  • Mindset for Stroke Recovery
    Learning what kind of mindset a stroke survivor needs when on the arduous journey of recovery. I ran across a post of someone asking others what they might do differently in therapy if they knew then what they know now about stroke and recovery. It got me thinking. My immediate answer (and the one I … Read more
  • The Truth Behind the Impossible
    Stroke Recovery Statistics and Truths of Improvements Time is so important in stroke recovery; it can work both for us and against us. I lost 9.5 years before I saw an OT in December 2018 who really worked with me on my hand. She honestly told me that time was against me, but that it … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • 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 … Read more

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Hi! I’m Michelle
I’m a fitness enthusiast, personal trainer, cat mom, and dedicated to helping stroke survivors stay active in both life and their therapy post-stroke.

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