Beating the odds

  Hi, I'm John Gomes. At the age of 24 I suffered a stroke and this is my story.   The year before my stroke I got married to my best friend, and then my wife and I had our first child, a beautiful son.   I was training hard in my favorite hobby, martial … Continue reading Beating the odds


It’s always easy for people to make suggestions to a person on the road to recovery, especially when they are not in the same situation. This is when the phrase “ it’s easier said than done” comes into play.   People do not understand how strong a person on the road to recovery is, to … Continue reading OUTSIDE PRESSURE


This is a tough one. Life can get difficult when everything starts to pile on, but if there is one thing I have learned, it’s that you are not going to be able to please everyone; you have to do what’s best for you and what’s important to you. You are most likely going to … Continue reading BALANCING LIFE