Butterfly Author:Joyce M. Bechle I am a thirty four year survivor of a massive stroke. I had my stroke at the age of fourteen. It was then and still is rare for a young person to have a stroke, however, statistics show that occurrances of stroke in the young are on the increase. — This is my true story of awaking from coma to the present. Learning to walk, talk, eat and all t... more »he everday tasks with the use of only one hand. There were many uphill strugles as well as many victories.
These years have held many struggles as well as many victories, both physically and emotionally.
Care givers, as well as the stroke survivors, go through a lot of uphill struggles.
Stroke is a catastrophe that happens to thousands of people yearly, but has not been written about to any lengthy extent. That was my reason to share my story with you. I am a survivor, not a victim.
As you read you will find my source of strength that helped me recover. I pray that you, too, discover and use my source of strength for your own life.
I pray that each reader will gain a better insight to the world of surviving a stroke« less