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My Daily Mantra

man·tra /ˈmantrə/ noun 1. (originally in Hinduism and Buddhism) a word or sound repeated to aid concentration in meditation. 2. a statement or slogan repeated…Read MoreMy Daily Mantra ...

Self-Care After A Stroke

It is very important for you to take time for your self-care, especially after a stroke. have self-care is a mind, body, in spirit routine…Read MoreSelf-Care After A Stroke ...

Anxiety After A Stroke

  anx·i·e·ty /aNGˈzīədē/ noun (1): apprehensive uneasiness or nervousness usually over an impending or anticipated ill : a state of being anxious (2)medical: an abnormal…Read MoreAnxiety After A Stroke ...

Be Like A Child…Use Your Imagination!

  Imagination booster: New device facilitating stroke recovery   Thank You For All Of Your Support           ...

Eating Healthy After a Stroke

This new life that I have is not easy, yet I am getting better every day! I am getting stronger every day! I eat well, I am well-nourished. To all my stroke surviving peers, there’s always a brighter day! Never gave up! You got this!Read MoreEating Healthy After a Stroke ...

36,500 DAYS

36,500 DAYS   In the past two weeks, my energy was very low and I was sad. All I wanted to do is stay in…Read More36,500 DAYS ...

ALTERNATIVE STROKE RECOVERY AND CREATIVE ARTS

This past weekend I attended a creative expression healing workshop through The Center Of Closing The Health Gap facilitated by Sadaqa Calhoun-Redus . We danced,…Read MoreALTERNATIVE STROKE RECOVERY AND CREATIVE ARTS ...

TRUST THE PROCESS

This post is not necessarily stroke-related; however, it is EVERYBODY related! Sometimes in life, we do not always see the process of things or the…Read MoreTRUST THE PROCESS ...

FINANCES AFTER A STROKE

FINANCES AFTER A STROKE A stroke no matter what the magnitude can be devastating all the way around! If you’re like me you started saving…Read MoreFINANCES AFTER A STROKE ...

VOLUNTEERING AS A STROKE SURVIVOR

This past weekend (August 24 & 25), I volunteered for the YGB (Young Black Genius) Back to School Block Party that was sponsored by; Carl…Read MoreVOLUNTEERING AS A STROKE SURVIVOR ...

HEALING IN COMMUNITY

If you have been following my healing journey through a stroke, you should know that anyone regardless of health conditions can have a stroke. We…Read MoreHEALING IN COMMUNITY ...

CHANGE, CHANGES, CHANGING

“If someone wishes for good health, one must first ask oneself if he is ready to do away with the reasons for his illness. Only…Read MoreCHANGE, CHANGES, CHANGING ...

WATER IS HEALING!

Water is healing! Water is powerful!  I started aquatic therapy three weeks ago at the Drake Center. The exercises in the pool was a long-awaited…Read MoreWATER IS HEALING! ...

I AM STILL RELEVANT!

Prior to my stroke, my phone rang constantly, and my email was constantly sending me notifications. I was always invited to attend family gatherings, friends’…Read MoreI AM STILL RELEVANT! ...

VEGANISM SAVED MY LIFE!

For 15 years I was considered a full-fledged vegan. That changed when I spent some time in Capetown South Africa in 2015. However, besides fish,…Read MoreVEGANISM SAVED MY LIFE! ...

I AM NO LONGER THE SAME PERSON BEFORE I HAD A STROKE

I continue to remind people that I have had a stroke. I am a stroke survivor! That does not mean I’m using my stroke as…Read MoreI AM NO LONGER THE SAME PERSON BEFORE I HAD A STROKE ...

RISING OUT OF DEPRESSION

As I was coming out of my deep depression from having a stroke, I began to recite positive affirmations out loud and to myself. I…Read MoreRISING OUT OF DEPRESSION ...

MY HEALING JOURNEY WITH APHASIA

When I had my stroke I was also affected by Broca’s Aphasia. I have never heard of the term before and as my brain got…Read MoreMY HEALING JOURNEY WITH APHASIA ...

JUNE IS NATIONAL APHASIA MONTH

When We Get Stuck Life has many challenges and many obstacles. We can choose to go through them, around them, over them, or under them…Read MoreJUNE IS NATIONAL APHASIA MONTH ...

WHAT YOU MISSED!! STROKE AWARENESS & ALTERNATIVE STROKE RECOVERY FUNDRAISER

We had an heartfelt time yet we still are fundraising. Our goal is to raise the initial funding to open our account for the Trazana…Read MoreWHAT YOU MISSED!! STROKE AWARENESS & ALTERNATIVE STROKE RECOVERY FUNDRAISER ...

YOUR SUPPORT IS NEEDED

PLEASE SUPPORT, DONATE, AND SHARE!! STROKE AWARENESS & ALTERNATIVE STROKE RECOVERY FUNDRAISER or https://www.gofundme.com/alternative-stroke-recovery&rcid=r01-155881087406-dfedec43ca414619&pc=ot_co_campmgmt_w DONATE Download “Cash App” & Donate To: $TrazanaStaples Your support is…Read MoreYOUR SUPPORT IS NEEDED ...

STROKE PREVENTION & ALTERNATIVE STROKE RECOVERY IS NECESSARY

One out of 10 adult have had a stroke in Avondale According to Avondale choice data in 2014. According to Children’s Hospital Medical Center, each…Read MoreSTROKE PREVENTION & ALTERNATIVE STROKE RECOVERY IS NECESSARY ...

DON’T FORGET TO GET YOUR TICKETS

STROKE AWARENESS & ALTERNATIVE STROKE RECOVERY FUNDRAISER! STROKE AWARENESS & ALTERNATIVE STROKE RECOVERY FUNDRAISER! DONATE Download “Cash App” & Donate To: $TrazanaStaples Your support is…Read MoreDON’T FORGET TO GET YOUR TICKETS ...

MAY IS STROKE AWARENESS MONTH

Yes, I had a stroke! My stroke has been a major set back but I am rising like a Phoenix. What it means it I…Read MoreMAY IS STROKE AWARENESS MONTH ...

Alternative Stroke Recovery

Since I have had my stroke my cognitive communications has improved. However,I still need help and technology makes it easy. When I had my stroke…Read MoreAlternative Stroke Recovery ...

Greater Cincinnati Regional Food Policy Council

I was able to attend the Greater Cincinnati Regional Food Policy Council’s annual meeting for the very first time since my stroke. The meeting was…Read MoreGreater Cincinnati Regional Food Policy Council ...

BOOK CHEFS AT THE ROUNDTABLE (CATR)

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Stroke Awareness & Alternative Stroke Recovery Fundraiser

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Welcome To My Journey

I received my gifts of talents,creative,writing,storytelling,music,and art amongst many other attributes from both of my parents. Most of all, I received the gift of perseverance…Read MoreWelcome To My Journey ...