OUTSIDE PRESSURE

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

HEALTHY CHOICES

I had to maintain a vegetarian diet during my treatment in India. My body had to go through a complete detox before I started treatment. They also recommended that I maintain a vegetarian diet for a month post treatment. I figured if I was going to be vegetarian for a month, I might as well … Continue reading HEALTHY CHOICES

MY AYURVEDIC EXPERIENCE

I have always been a big believer of natural medicine. Prior to the stroke, I would have acupuncture done for any acute pain. Ayurveda is an ancient form of natural medicine from India. Numerous people had recommended that I go to India and have some Ayurveda done after they came to know of my stroke. … Continue reading MY AYURVEDIC EXPERIENCE

NOW WHAT

It took a few days to settle into Toronto Rehab, since it was a new environment. Nevertheless, I started my rehab program immediately; I first met with an occupational therapist, who did an initial assessment, and then met with a physiotherapist, with whom I established my goals for the duration of my inpatient stay. Between … Continue reading NOW WHAT