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Old 07-13-10, 03:53 PM   #1
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53 struck down

Sorry that I haven't been on. Around the last of February I had a stroke. Just recently I had another. The worse part of it is that I can't ride my bike any more. My wife has been helping me a lot and I am slowly getting back somewhat on my feet. I can't see to type so my wife does it for me.
I'll be checking in from time to time.
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Old 07-13-10, 04:00 PM   #2
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Tex_Arcana, Wishing you a speedy recovery.

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Old 07-13-10, 04:00 PM   #3
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sorry to hear. get well soon.
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Old 07-13-10, 04:30 PM   #4
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I hope you recover well. And remember there is always the recumbent trike if you don't get all of your balance back.
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Old 07-13-10, 05:11 PM   #5
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I'm so sorry to learn of your strokes and wish you a speedy recovery. Once you are up and about find someone with a tandem to get you out.
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Old 07-13-10, 05:22 PM   #6
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Geez. I am sorry to hear about that.

I hope the cause is identified, and something can be done to get you back where you should be.
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Old 07-13-10, 05:27 PM   #7
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I am sorry to hear about your health problems. I am happy to learn that you have a wonderful wife to assist. I hope you recover and do not have another.
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Old 07-13-10, 05:33 PM   #8
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So sorry to hear about your condition, I sure hope you can recover.
+1 on the wonderful wife!
Get well.

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Old 07-13-10, 07:00 PM   #9
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Sorry to hear this. Hang in there and make the best of whatever is to come.
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Old 07-13-10, 08:38 PM   #10
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Keep at the recovery process. Find new activities that help you regain your strength and coordination and pay special attention to you wife - thank goodness they are there when we need them.
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Old 07-13-10, 08:42 PM   #11
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Our prayers are with you. I have a considerable amount of experience with family members suffering devastating injuries. PM me if you like. There is always hope and potential. Keep it up. Kudos for your wife.
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So sorry to hear about that. I know there is so much more they can do now for stroke recovery. Do you get "stroke smart" it is a neat free magazine with a lot of inspirationial articles and success stories.

We get it because my 80 year old mother had s stroke 2 years ago and I picked up a copy at the hospital and found it online.

http://www.stroke.org/site/PageServer?pagename=MAG
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Old 07-13-10, 08:48 PM   #13
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Old 07-13-10, 09:15 PM   #14
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Good luck with the rehab. They've come a long way with technology and therapy to combat all kinds of sicknesses. Hang in there and give it your best and you'll beat it.
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Old 07-13-10, 09:24 PM   #15
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I'm sorry to hear the news. My best wishes for your recuperation and recovery.
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Old 07-13-10, 09:37 PM   #16
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Sorry to read this. Yes, you have a great wife and please check in and let us know how you're recovering.
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You have a personal injury with a family impact. Although not physical members of the family we are a concerned part. Keep in touch. We are with you and your wife as you meet the challenge.
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Hang in there, Tex...
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Old 07-13-10, 10:40 PM   #19
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I'll pray for you, Tex. Hang in there.
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Old 07-13-10, 10:42 PM   #20
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Old 07-13-10, 10:43 PM   #21
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We bike riders are a tough lot. You'll be back. And thanks for thinking of BF 50+ when you've got plenty else on your mind.
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Tex, thanks for updating us. Heal fast, and best wishes --
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My hope is for a great recovery from an honorary Texan(10 years in Seabrook, TX).

A thought on recovery and cycling. Like the story of the patients with Parkisons and cycling, any one know if even pedaling in a stationary trainer has been used to speed stroke recovery? Seems like a good way to get some motion back but ask the doc first.
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Old 07-14-10, 02:38 AM   #24
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Tex-I hate to hear your misfortune but it's great to hear your wife is so supportive. Here's hoping for continued improvement.
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