🦋 Fall seven times, Stand up eight 🦋

After reading this post you’ll understand why I use a 🦋 butterfly 🦋 emoji everywhere on my blog. Let me start from the beginning… Every year coming up to this date (October 7th), when I suffered a brain stem stroke (2015), I would feel uneasy and upset😔! Very natural, giving the awful circumstances. An anniversary,Continue reading “🦋 Fall seven times, Stand up eight 🦋”

@Kate Allatt

🦋 The worst thing about a disability is that people see it before they see you… Remember that disability is just an inability to see ability 🦋 Intensive Care Unit-Żywiec 🇵🇱 The first video I watched in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) was the video of Kate ☝️. Mr P played it for me, gluing hisContinue reading “@Kate Allatt”

☀️An Saol☀️

http://www.ansaol.ie An Saol in Irish means “life” ☘️🇮🇪. The An Saol Foundation was set up by Reinhard Schaler (🇩🇪)-father of Pádraig, who suffered a severe brain injury back in 2013, while on a J1 visa in Cape Cod. Despite diar prognosis, with little hope or no chance of recovery, his parents didn’t give up! LettingContinue reading “☀️An Saol☀️”

Inspirational message #1

🦋 The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance 🦋 🦋 The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new 🦋 June 2020 🇮🇪 So yesterday I got some devastatingContinue reading “Inspirational message #1”

Unlocked! 🔐🔓🙌

🦋 People with Locked In Syndrome (LIS) may not be able to speak or answer to their name, but they can still hear your words and feel your kindness…🦋 January 2015-GCR Repty 🇵🇱 When I arrived at the rehabilitation centre in Repty, I was assigned a Speech and Language Therapist (SLT). I was seeing herContinue reading “Unlocked! 🔐🔓🙌”

Video Blog 1️⃣

🦋 Small daily improvements are the key to staggering long term results 🦋 January 2016-GCR Repty-Rehabilitation Centre 🇵🇱 And the best “little” improvement that took place there, apart from getting my voice back was this 👇 🦋 Let the improvement of yourself make you so busy that you have no time to criticise others…🦋

🍀HOPE🍀

🦋 Once you choose HOPE, anything is possible…🦋 May 2020 🇮🇪 Wow🤩 this is my 21st post 🙉🙈 it went so fast! 🚗💨💨💨 For the past few days I was constantly watching videos about what is going on in the world etc, which actually got me thinking a lot🤯. I cannot help the fact thatContinue reading “🍀HOPE🍀”

Christmas in hospital 🏥

December 2015-GCR Repty 🇵🇱 It can really be the most wonderful…I mean difficult time of the year. Knowing that it was Christmas, made everything twice as sad😔😢. My worst Christmas yet, by far! Spent in a hospital bed… but on a brighter side I wasn’t alone. My dad and Mr P were already there, andContinue reading “Christmas in hospital 🏥”

Neurology ward-continued

November 2015 🇵🇱 The good news (mentioned in my previous post) I got that day was that there was a semi-private room available next door, and I was being moved 🙌. My physiotherapist, that worked mainly in the Neurology ward, but was coming to see me while in ICU brought us the good news. ToContinue reading “Neurology ward-continued”

Admission to Neurology ward

November 2015 The next (new) chapter on my journey to recovery… I was being moved from ICU o the Neurology ward and suddenly my excitement was gone. I was crying 😢, when the nurses kissed and hugged me goodbye, not because I was upset, but because I was terrified of the unknown😰. The only thingContinue reading “Admission to Neurology ward”