One of the biggest contributions to my recovery is my family’s support. They have been right by my side from the very beginning. They stayed with me at the hospital for the few days I was there after my stroke. Mom was flying to England to see her mother when it happened, but she caught … Continue reading FAMILY AND SUPPORT


I am a big believer in the phrase “you live and you learn”. You can always learn something from any situation. After the stroke I became more organized,; I now plan ahead and set everything up well in advance, and that way, I am always ready for what’s ahead.   When you embrace the struggle … Continue reading EMBRACE THE STRUGGLE


  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