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May Day: Recovering Humor from a Stroke By Anna Marie Porter
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Less than two months past her fifty-third birthday Anna Marie Porter suffered a stroke caused by the rupture of a cerebral cavernous malformation. She was suddenly paralyzed on her right side, unable... More > to use any of her appendages save three fingers In the wake of such a life-altering event--and faced with months of rehab--she found comfort in poking fun at her situation; humor became her survival mechanism. What’s so funny about having a stroke? Not much unless you have a healthy sense of humor--or even an unhealthy one! And if you’re going to take a death-defying leap into the world of serious illness, “What good is sitting alone in your room?” So she didn’t. She invited her friends, family, and colleagues in to her virtual hospital room through an online blog. That blog became the basis for this book. May Day: Recovering Humor From a Stroke is sometimes poignant, often funny, and always an enlightening look into the world of recovering from a serious setback.< Less
May Day: Recovering Humor from a Stroke By Anna Marie Porter
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Less than two months past her fifty-third birthday Anna Marie Porter suffered a stroke caused by the rupture of a cerebral cavernous malformation. She was suddenly paralyzed on her right side, unable... More > to use any of her appendages save three fingers In the wake of such a life-altering event--and faced with months of rehab--she found comfort in poking fun at her situation; humor became her survival mechanism. What’s so funny about having a stroke? Not much unless you have a healthy sense of humor--or even an unhealthy one! And if you’re going to take a death-defying leap into the world of serious illness, “What good is sitting alone in your room?” So she didn’t. She invited her friends, family, and colleagues in to her virtual hospital room through an online blog. That blog became the basis for this book. May Day: Recovering Humor From a Stroke is sometimes poignant, often funny, and always an enlightening look into the world of recovering from a serious setback.< Less
Regaining Balance: One Family's Experience with Stroke Recovery By Chelsea Watts
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This book focuses on one family's experiences dealing with a stroke recovery. With contributions from two individuals who have gone through similar situations, this book is meant to be an outlet for... More > individuals looking for support and understanding who may also be facing similar experiences.< Less
One Bypass. One Stroke. One Survivor. By William Dailey
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An inspirational story about a man's will and determination to not only survive, but overcome the experience of having a stroke. Written with conviction and a candid sense of humor, William's book... More > achieves the ultimate goal of supporting other stroke survivors by having the courage and fortitude to tell his story and serves as a great resource for stroke survivors, family members and professionals.< Less
Taking Charge of Your Stroke Recovery - Spiral Edition By Roger Maxwell et al.
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A groundbreaking recovery method for stroke survivors who don't want to give up on life! Many stroke patients are sent home with lingering disabilities and told they can do nothing more. But there... More > really are no limits on how fully they can recover--if they do the right things. This innovative workbook presents simple, effective, scientifically based recovery plans to help stroke survivors become capable and active again. They help you recover your ability to walk, speak, think, use your hands, swallow and see better. A nutritional plan helps your brain and body heal. Weekly and daily worksheets let you keep track of your progress for 3 months. There is plenty of work involved--but you will be in charge and there is no limit to how much you can achieve. Author Roger Maxwell researched this effective home-based recovery program after his own stroke. Through his own efforts he fully recovered. He is a full-time patent attorney and an avid marathon runner.< Less
Just Say Yes A Chronicle of A Stroke Survivor By Karen Franzenburg
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This book is a chronicle of the events of my battle with a stroke. I was informed and I fought hard and survived. During the stroke and my recovery I felt as if I had been in a dream state. I was not... More > frightened but I had a determined attitude and inner strength. It felt like my soul knew everything was going to be okay. In retrospect, I felt I had a purpose in life and part of that was to complete this book so others could be more informed. I wanted to increase their awareness of the importance of acknowledging stroke symptoms and getting immediate help at the onset.< Less
I Suffered A Stroke But Survived For My Family By Mala Tauk
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This illustrated short story describes how one woman sacrificed her health and well-being to work very long hours every day of the week, and suffered a life-threatening stroke as a result. With the... More > help of friends, family and the NHS, she fought her way back to a more enlightened life, and despite her resultant disabilities, resolved to never again treat herself as unimportant.< Less
A Bold Stroke for a Husband A Comedy in Five Acts By Hannah Cowley
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Elizabeth Inchbald (née Simpson) (1753–1821) was an... More > English novelist, actress, and dramatist.Born on 15 October 1753 at Stanningfield, near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Elizabeth was the eighth of the nine children of John Simpson (died 1761), a farmer, and his wife Mary, née Rushbrook. The family, like several others in the neighbourhood was Roman Catholic. Elizabeth was educated with her sisters at home. Elizabeth suffered from a speech impediment.In April 1772, at the age of 18, she went to London to act. (Her brother George had become an actor in 1770.) Her stammer affected her performance and many audience members did not enjoy watching her on stage because of her speech impediment. Young and alone, she was apparently the victim of sexual harassment. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Inchbald< Less
Brush Strokes (Series 1, Book 4) By Leonard J. Wells
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My fourth book consists of a balanced selection of my own poems in a mix of spiritual and nature content. In this selection I have endeavoured to bring the reader into a closer and deeper awareness... More > of the true spiritual nature of life and of the wondrous beauty of nature itself. As always, I sincerely hope that the Good Reader may find inspiration, upliftment, comfort and perhaps, God willing, a little healing from these words, along with pleasure and enjoyment! God; The Great Spirit; The Father; The Creator; The Almighty; - whatever you may call Him, designed and created this wonderful and beautiful world, the Earth, and is truly the ‘MASTER ARTIST’. We all have in some way been touched by His BRUSH STROKES !< Less
Shapes, Scenes and Strokes: Book Reviews 2015 By Manuel Augusto Antão
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The experience of thinking about, preparing, or writing a text, be it a book review, or about an art exhibition, cannot be limited solely to the artistic experience. There must always be another kind... More > of challenge. I want that elusive thing that I found, together with the encounter that I had with the “object” and the experience we lived together. Every day when I wake up, I don’t think about writing, but I wonder whether I’ll be able to rise to the calling of that particular “object” (a book, a painting, a play, opera, etc.). The “characters” in them are never marginal figures. I know that they exist but I do not know them, I do not confront myself with them, or I only do so in highly stereotypical situations where they almost become invisible. When I write about something, this is my attempt at turning the invisible into the visible.< Less

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