My sole intention in writing this article is to bring awareness to the power of remaining positive. It may feel a little hokey at first, but please bear with me and I assure you it will make more sense. Most importantly, it is useful and there is a great benefit that can be bestowed upon … Continue reading The Power of Positivity
A little summer update from Sweden: Since my last guest post I have turned 25; I celebrated it with close friends and dinner and drinks in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, where my work is located (550 km from where I live atm). I went there by train on my own (pushed myself and … Continue reading The Calm Before the Store – Per Nilsson
The reason why I am writing this article is to express my understanding of this concept. Hopefully it may clear up some of the misunderstandings. I am also attempting to clear up any potential stress about it. Please be advised, as many of you know, I am an attorney by trade. As such, I do … Continue reading The Alleged Two-Year Limit On Recovery
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
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?
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
It's been awhile since my last post. Recovery is still going slowly, some days feel like no progress is happening and other times I feel like I'm making great progress. Well this my struggle when I make some progress. I feel great, then when I can't replicate that same progress I get into a … Continue reading Stay positive
My aim is to create awareness about Locked-In Syndrome. The reason why I think it’s important to write this article is because I was locked-in for about two months. I hadn’t heard of Locked-In Syndrome or known anything about it until I suffered from it. Locked-In Syndrome can be best described as a condition where … Continue reading Locked-In
I had been a migraine sufferer all my life and what the stroke did provide for me was relief from that. After my stroke, my headaches had disappeared. I had them for 20 days or more a month; each headache was on a different scale but always present. A true migraine for me was when … Continue reading Shhhh…my brain is healing!
I have written several versions of this blog in my head and procrastinated on writing the second half of my story. This is where I get vulnerable. This is where the real shit comes out. The shit that has been buried underneath layer after layer of protection. The proverbial “good” and “bad” of my story … Continue reading A Lesson In Healing, Part 2