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Board: Stroke 05-02-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By guyp
34 months

Hey guys,
My neorofeedback specialist just gave me another brain scan and it no longer shows any deficiencies. It is exciting to feel better and continue to progress.
Board: Stroke 03-17-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By guyp
Re: Blurry vision

I had blind spots on the left side of both eyes but with time I was lucky that mine subsided and went away. Be patient and hopefully it will go away.
Board: Stroke 03-17-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By guyp
33 months

Hi everyone. Just saw my neurologist and he hugged me saying he was very glad to see me because most of his stroke victims by three years have passed. I said that's great but my three year...
Board: Stroke 02-22-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By guyp
Re: 32 months

It's so great to hear from you. Not only is my hand hurting with the numbness but my elbow and toes. Yes I do keep it to myself as they don't understand the feelings of numbness or pain. It can't be...
Board: Stroke 02-17-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By guyp
32 months

Hi guys,
Hope this finds you guys getting better and feeling great. I have been waiting for my neural feedback therapist to try out the new equipment that they're going to start using on me. This is...
Board: Stroke 12-31-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By guyp
Re: 30 months

Happy new year to all and may God bless you all
Board: Stroke 12-18-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By guyp
30 months

Wow I'm glad to be here. It's been really tough these past few weeks trying to go through the neural feedback therapy. And now they are continuing to work certain items and it seems to be increasing...
Board: Stroke 11-20-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By guyp
29 months

Hi everyone!
I always want to give good news but I have been struggling with my ever increasing problem with (numbness, deadness, pins and needles, pain) in my left arm, left hand, left leg and left...
Board: Stroke 10-20-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By guyp
28 months

Hi guys,
It's been awhile for me. The neuro therapy has taken care of the migraines but has not Stopped the numbness or ever-growing deadness sensation on the left side. It makes it really hard to...
Board: Stroke 09-28-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,088
Posted By guyp
Re: husband had a stroke

It's not easy. As we know stroke is so different in every patient. Never give up. Your husband is going through depression as we all have. Just in different degrees. It's up to him to understand the...
Board: Stroke 06-20-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By guyp
2 years

Hi everyone. Two years now and excited to be mowing the grass on the top side. Going back to neuro feedback therapy as it held the deadness that I am now feeling at bay. So it must be something...
Board: Stroke 05-13-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By guyp
23 months post stroke

Hey guys,
23 months and counting. Progressive stroke symptoms. Left hand and foot are much stiffer to move. It makes me move them much more while I'm sitting. Head bobs on its own. It kind of...
Board: Stroke 04-12-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By guyp
22 months and happy

Hey everyone. 22 months and numbness drives me crazy. Doctor says oh it's just residual from the stroke. Well why? It' happens to everyone to a certain degree. I know now that I'm unhappy with...
Board: Stroke 03-15-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By guyp
Re: 21 months

George I appreciate your words and information on the hyperbaric chamber. I am with you on the numbness. I have pain when I try to do things I used too but now I have a new me that is going to take...
Board: Stroke 03-13-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By guyp
Re: Six weeks post stroke

Hi Shockedoptimist,
The headaches seem to be a thing that happens. Neck pain could be something caused by the stroke. We all have different and yet similar symptoms. Rest seems to be a great relaxer...
Board: Stroke 01-19-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,355
Posted By guyp
19 months

Hey friends. 19 months and counting. I can actually say I feel like a jig saw puzzle. My numbness is well defined and I can feel the line of numbness and not. It sounds crazy but my neuro feedback...
Board: Stroke 01-05-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By guyp
Re: 18 months

Good news. The increasing numbness has stopped. The neuro feedback doctor has started doing different training and it has subsided. I am so happy. It feels like it took forever. My brain waves have...
Board: Stroke 12-27-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By guyp
18 months

Well I'm still here. Focus is clear but numbness is still increasing and making the struggle more challenging. The neuro feedback has done wonders with clarity and focus. But the ever creeping...
Board: Stroke 12-06-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 653
Posted By guyp
Re: 17 months

Still going with it. Some new machines made changes the wrong way. Dr been out of town and so have I as this is three weeks since the last time. I will let you know later today. Thanks for asking my...
Board: Stroke 11-28-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 653
Posted By guyp
Re: 17 months

Thanks guys. I do play sax and work on sewing machines, also enjoy the outdoors. The fight will never be over I will not surrender. Thing are functional just not as free as before. Thanks again.
Board: Stroke 11-25-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 653
Posted By guyp
17 months

Hey guys, stroke is unpleasant as it changes your life and you have to learn, relearn, and adapt. The struggle is our wanting to be like we were. Well after 17 months I am concluding that is not...
Board: Stroke 11-08-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By guyp
Re: 16 months and excited to be here

Thanks for your reply. I have been out of it for a couple of weeks. I was getting worried about changes that were not so good. I had a long talk with my neuro feedback doctor and his reply was, if I...
Board: Stroke 09-13-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By guyp
Re: 15 months and on a roll

Well my doctor got a new neurofeed back machine. This machine is awesome. I now have no numbness in my left eye and my left arm is better. I had the therapy today and it has been very different. I am...
Board: Stroke 08-06-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By guyp
Re: 13 months plus

One time a week right now. I really have been amazed how this has opened my mind. By the way always feel free to ask anything. I am happy to share everything. God shine upon you my friend.
Board: Stroke 07-24-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By guyp
13 months plus

Well I'm still here and kicking. It's been a wild ride but I'm sliding in sideways and screaming yippee ki yay. The doc that's retraining my brain is actually making me more like I was before. ...
Board: Stroke 07-05-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By guyp
Re: 12 months and 1/2 and counting

Yes I have. Been trying to get down by walking but it is tough pulling the left side along. The doctor is trying some different things on my neuro feedback. Trying to get my brain to realize the...
Board: Stroke 06-12-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By guyp
Re: 11 months and I am still learning

Absolutely. The more I walk or stress the more intense the numbness and tingling. I push through trying to help my brain compensate for this trauma. I am glad to wake up giving thanks for what I...
Board: Stroke 05-27-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By guyp
Re: 11 months and I am still learning

Well after talking to the doctor he told me that change is good. That the delta waves are becoming more normal and that is the part of the brain that is aware of everything. So numbness is good that...
Board: Stroke 05-18-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By guyp
Re: 11 months and I am still learning

Yes I feel like my ears are ringing like buzzing. My left arm has spots with no feelings and yes I have joint pain.
Board: Stroke 05-14-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By guyp
11 months and I am still learning

Hey guys.
I thought by now it would be the new me. Seems like my body is still reeling from the stroke. My left arm is feeling much heavier and my leg is also. Still walking and moving and happy to...
Board: Stroke 05-06-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,322
Posted By guyp
Re: 10 months post stroke and new doctor therapy

Hey guys,
Working on 11 months now and still losing more motion in my hand, leg, arm, and foot. I even have more numbness in my face. I thought life would be starting to even out. Still going down....
Board: Stroke 04-26-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,322
Posted By guyp
Re: 10 months post stroke and new doctor therapy

Well the first therapy session was amazing. It was something to see how fast my brain could recognize the way to succeed in the test. My delta waves were targeted because they were the ones that...
Board: Stroke 04-24-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,322
Posted By guyp
Thumbs up Re: 10 months post stroke and new doctor therapy

Update!!!!!!
Awesome meeting the doctor. Well I know that my stroke was very deep in my right side. Which does not allow communication between the right and left side. My right side is sending...
Board: Stroke 04-22-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,322
Posted By guyp
Smile 10 months post stroke and new doctor therapy

Well, I had my first appointment with the new doctor with new therapy. The first test was to see what the brain is doing. It was amazing that they knew I had numbness in my left eye, a headache on...
Board: Stroke 04-14-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By guyp
Re: 10 months post stroke

I will definitely let you know when I go. I can't wait.
Board: Stroke 03-28-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By guyp
9.5 months post stroke

Hey guys,
Some interesting news for me. My daughter goes to college and getting her masters in psychology. I have been given the name of a doctor who treats brain trauma. He has great luck with...
Board: Stroke 03-19-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By guyp
9 months post stroke

Finally my neurologist allowed me to go off my blood thinners long enough to get a broken wisdom tooth and a broken molar removed. I am so happy they are gone. I understand what going to run is...
Board: Stroke 02-24-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By guyp
Re: 8.5 months post stroke

Well Sue,
I'm not a doctor and I can only give my experience. Numbness or a kind of deadness has slowly creeped in where I had hypersensitivity. It still seems to be creeping. Now I can't say for...
Board: Stroke 02-19-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By guyp
Re: 8 months plus post stroke

George, there is still movement it just feels like the muscle is disconnected with no feeling. It is very hard to explain the dead feeling. Motion with muscles that has a very dead feeling. I know...
Board: Stroke 02-17-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By guyp
8 months plus post stroke

Just an update. Deadness is still taking over every place that was hyper sensitive. I thought it should have been finished but I am along for the ride. It is very intimidating as it continues. I have...
Board: Stroke 02-11-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,682
Posted By guyp
Re: 2 1/2 months post stroke

Hello psst,
Have no fear as we have survived for a purpose. I am 8 months post stroke and have gone through the pins and needles. I called it hyper sensitivity. Keep your spirits high and be...
Board: Stroke 02-06-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,223
Posted By guyp
8 months post stroke

Hey guys,
More deadness and my joints are much more painful. I'm good at keeping this to myself. My job is to stay positive and keep the spirits high. I wish that I knew it was coming. Well it's...
Board: Stroke 02-03-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By guyp
7 1/2 months post stroke

The only thing I can say is wow. I thought the worst thing was having a stroke. I had no idea the aftermath. Anyway my story is dismal at best. The deadness is taking over the place of...
Board: Stroke 01-21-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By guyp
Re: understanding

Don't worry. The greatest thing you can have is life. You choose how you want to be remembered. The brain went through a horrible attack. No one can understand unless they experience it. We wish that...
Board: Stroke 01-19-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,688
Posted By guyp
Re: 7 Months post stroke

Your right. Never stop so you don't look back and say what if! I will continue on through the diversity even though it is really by myself because it is within. No one can see the numbness or...
Board: Stroke 01-16-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,688
Posted By guyp
Re: 7 Months post stroke

You are too kind. I know we must continue onward. It is nice to have friends that understand the hurdles we must jump over. It is a gift to have a second chance and now we must live it to its fullest...
Board: Stroke 01-16-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,688
Posted By guyp
Re: 7 Months post stroke

I can only guess that people around us see us doing okay and want to wish our symptoms away. Well I think they are here for awhile, now it's just getting used to it. The brain is truly amazing to...
Board: Stroke 01-16-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,688
Posted By guyp
7 Months post stroke

Hi guys,
Just letting you know I'm still here. The numbness is now where I had my sensitivity with the onset of the stroke. I am starting to get used to it but it is still different. I want...
Board: Stroke 12-21-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,004
Posted By guyp
Thumbs up 6 months post stroke

I have been to the doctor and he said some good things. Six months is not the magic number to get things back it is the number for learning about what has happened to you. The doc said when you first...
Board: Stroke 12-02-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,727
Posted By guyp
Re: Five month plus

Even with my dental problems my numbness continues to grow. It is moving down my left forearm and is making it more difficult for my fingers. I am tired of worrying. So whatever will be will be. I am...
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