The road to recovery after a major stroke – Hindsight, the wonderful gift

Over the previous weeks we have been looking at the care and subsequent recovery of my mum after she suffered a major stroke. Hindsight as they say is a wonderful gift and looking back the signs were all there. I remember clearly mum had been having breathing problems very much like the pandemic of CovidContinue reading “The road to recovery after a major stroke – Hindsight, the wonderful gift”

The road to recovery after a major stroke – Help from others who are experts

In my last blog I covered how my mum smashed her goals and how we went from strength to strength on a daily basis. I would however, like to share, about the expert help out there for you when you are caring for someone who has suffered a major stroke. You are not alone, althoughContinue reading “The road to recovery after a major stroke – Help from others who are experts”

The road to recovery after a major stroke – Goals and smashing them

I have run through the daily activities I engaged my mum in during her road to recovery and the diet she went on. I will write a further post giving more detail on the importance of diet for health and wellbeing, but for now I want to concentrate on my mum. By now her dailyContinue reading “The road to recovery after a major stroke – Goals and smashing them”

The purpose of pain

Today I would like to introduce my esteemed writing friend Melody, who has a wonderful blog, “Adventure into Hope 2020” https://journeyintohope2020.vision/ Every day she writes recipes of hope, which I am sure you agree with me are much needed during this Covid outbreak. She has a published book and she regularly appears on television, radioContinue reading “The purpose of pain”

The road to recovery after a major stroke – Diet, exercise and repeat the basics

During the first six months when mum came home, it was tough. She could not communicate with me as her speech had been destroyed from the stroke. At the time of writing we are in a serious Coronavirus pandemic and sadly people are losing their lives to this indiscriminate silent killer. I have always beenContinue reading “The road to recovery after a major stroke – Diet, exercise and repeat the basics”

The road to recovery after a major stroke – the basics

Good morning and welcome to my blog. As you will have seen I have already published my first blog and a big thank you to Melody and Kathy for liking this and following me. I am thrilled. Today is my official launch of Lady D’s. I hope over the weeks to come my writing, willContinue reading “The road to recovery after a major stroke – the basics”

The road to recovery after a major stroke from a carer’s perspective

At the time of writing we are in the middle of a pandemic. Covid-19 is raging through our country and affecting lives in a drastic way. I have been meaning to write this blog for so many years and this now seems the perfect time to share. After my mum suffered from a stroke, sheContinue reading “The road to recovery after a major stroke from a carer’s perspective”