FACING IT

Hi guys, I’m making a second guest post here. It actually took me a while to finish it, probably ‘cause I’ve got so many thoughts I wanna share but they’re hard to get down in writing. Since the last post, I’ve moved back home with my parents due to my apartment lease running out. And … Continue reading FACING IT

WHAT IS LIFE?

Life is a challenge, meet it! Life is a dream, realize it! Life is a game, play it! Life is love, enjoy it! To live in the moment is often taken for granted. Many always think about the next time or think that they’ll always have time. Time is essence. Time is perceived differently by … Continue reading WHAT IS LIFE?

A Year In The Life Post Stroke

Hello survivors, thrivers, caregivers and friends, In celebration of the 1 Year Anniversary of Saj's website, I'm back again to talk about what it feels like to be living a full life as a stroke survivor. For all my friends reading out there that may be in the early stages of stroke survival, I have … Continue reading A Year In The Life Post Stroke

WHAT’S IMPORTANT TO YOU

I used to play a lot of sports and had a very active lifestyle. The first goal in my recovery was to get back on my feet. It was important to me to be mobile. I did not want to depend on anyone to get from point A to point B. Everyone has different priorities. … Continue reading WHAT’S IMPORTANT TO YOU

FINDING YOUR DRIVE

In life, it’s important to have some sort of drive which motivates you and inspires you to get to where you want to be. At the end of the day, it is the why. After my stroke, I had no clue what the future would hold for me, so I decided I would go after … Continue reading FINDING YOUR DRIVE

TAKE YOUR TIME

  Recovery is something that cannot be rushed. The main reason I get through my day-to-day activities smoothly is because I take my time to plan and complete tasks. I never make abrupt decisions, I always take a little bit of time to process my thoughts before making a move or decision. This way I … Continue reading TAKE YOUR TIME

COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS

It’s been four years since I had my stroke. If there is one thing I have realized, it is that I am truly blessed. I was at the right place at the right time when all my signs and symptoms started to surface. I ended up at a great hospital and in good hands.   … Continue reading COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS

OVERCOMING FRUSTRATION

On the road to recovery, it is easy to get frustrated and lose patience. It is up to you to relax yourself and calm your mind. Frustration is not going to help you; it might just overwhelm you. Since I had experienced seizures post-stroke, I try to keep my mind from overreacting, because we never … Continue reading OVERCOMING FRUSTRATION