Prior to the stroke, I lived a fast-paced and active lifestyle. I worked on the railroad as a signals and communication maintainer. I played soccer once a week and would go to the gym every morning just before I started work. On top of that, I had a busy social life and would occasionally enjoy … Continue reading THE ADJUSTMENT


  As I regained consciousness after the surgery, I noticed I had surgical staples on my stomach and head. I had no clue what had happened up until the doctor informed me that I’d had a stroke, which I did not take seriously or understand the severity of at the time.   I was awake … Continue reading WHAT CHANGED


My name is Saj and I am a stroke survivor. This is my story about life after my stroke. Throughout my posts, I will be talking about my journey, setbacks, and how I have adapted and moved forward. On November 29th, 2012, I had a stroke due to a carotid artery dissection, caused by heading … Continue reading HELLO