• Top 10 Items for Surgery Recovery

    Hip Surgery…OUCH!! Caring for someone who has had a hip replacement or back surgery? Or are you preparing for hip replacement surgery yourself? Take a look at these helpful tips and tools that will be beneficial in your recovery. My mom had her hip replaced this week.   While she is doing well, I thought I would share a few items that are crucial to recovery.  Some of these items I used when I had my back surgery a few months ago also. These are vital for someone who has had surgery. Tip #1   The first tip is to make sure that you purchase these items BEFORE your surgery. This…

  • Stroke at 42 YIKES!!!

    Surviving a stroke can have many different looks to it.  One may have physical disabilities, mental disabilities, speech disabilities or even all three.  These can also look different to everyone who survives a stroke. years ago I had a stroke.  I was only 42.  I know, so young, right?  However, this stroke has affected me more than I want to admit.  Not only has it affected me, but my friends and family as well. Added to a stroke, I have Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Afib, and on and on.  What is a person to do?  Lay in bed eating bonbons?  HA! If only… NOT! Thank God, I regained much of my physical…