#IronMonth

During the month of May I’ll be completing an Iron Man Style Challenge using robotic gait training 🤖🦾👣. In a usual lokomat session I do about 45-50 minutes, at alternating speeds, taking around 2000 steps resulting in a distance of approximately 1.4km. For the month of May I set out a challenge to do aContinue reading “#IronMonth”

#IronMonth

Who said you can’t compete in an Iron Man competition if you have physical difficulties/barriers like me? I’m proud and excited to say that the An Saol Foundation (where I currently do my physiotherapy) is organising an Iron Month for their clients. Family, relatives, friends, anyone is welcome to join! You’ll find more info hereContinue reading “#IronMonth”

Motivational board ✍🏼👩🏻‍🏫

As I mentioned before, and as you probably noticed yourself by now I love quotes😍 it’s an obsession really 🤪😅😂, ah no! Completely seriously reading quotes was one way of keeping myself going from the beginning of this journey. When in really bad circumstances like I was, and with so much time to (over)think🤯and (over)analyse🤯Continue reading “Motivational board ✍🏼👩🏻‍🏫”

Welcome back! 🇵🇱✈️🇮🇪

🦋 Home is not a place, it’s a feeling 🦋 I was at home in Poland for another 6 months (March-September 2016), but this time it didn’t feel so long plus it was much more pleasant 🤗. Dad’s and granny’s home cooking🤤😋, organic fruit & veg from grandparents’ garden 🍊🍒🥬🍎🍋, freshly caught fish by grandadContinue reading “Welcome back! 🇵🇱✈️🇮🇪”

☀️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☀️”

🍀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🍀”

The day the doctor stated I was psychologically unstable…🙄

November 2015-Neurology 🇵🇱 When I was a patient in Neurology ward, I couldn’t wait to be admitted and transferred to the Upper Silesian Rehabilitation Centre (GCR Repty 🇵🇱). Again it was an unknown, a change I was looking forward to, especially that everyone around me was telling me only great things about it. “They’ll transformContinue reading “The day the doctor stated I was psychologically unstable…🙄”

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”

My Dad, My Best Friend, My Hero…👨‍👧❤️

Today is my Dad’s 50th, so I would like to dedicate this post to him. Happy Birthday Dad 🎂🥳🥂🎈! He is a Polish man born on Paddy’s Day-the irony 😂, even in the Guinness storehouse there’s a quote that says you’re only 100% Irish if you were born on March 17th 🤷🏻‍♀️☘️🇮🇪? By the wayContinue reading “My Dad, My Best Friend, My Hero…👨‍👧❤️”