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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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    Tex_Arcana, Wishing you a speedy recovery.

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    sorry to hear. get well soon.

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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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    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.
    Good luck.

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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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    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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    So sorry to hear about your condition, I sure hope you can recover.
    +1 on the wonderful wife!
    Get well.

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    Sorry to hear this. Hang in there and make the best of whatever is to come.
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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.
    "Of all the things I ever lost I miss my mind the most." Mark Twain
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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.
    DnvrFox - still bicycling, swimming, walking and weight lifting at 74yo is participating a bit in BFN 50+.

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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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    Best wishes for your recovery.

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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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    I'm sorry to hear the news. My best wishes for your recuperation and recovery.

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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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    I'll pray for you, Tex. Hang in there.

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    Best wishes for a full recovery...
    May you live long, live strong, and live happy!

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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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    Best wishes for a good recovery.

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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.
    Ride your Ride!!

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