This is a collection of 30 poems, written by a stroke survivor during her recovery. This collection chronicles the frustrations, the sadness and the amusing times that are part of the climb back from stroke. They may make you smile, they may make you sad but hopefully they will make you believe that anything is possible if you keep a positive mindset.
Recovery from stroke can involve emotional, physical and creative healing. For the author, Shelagh Brennand, poetry was an outlet that allowed her to record her journey back from the edge. Make your own way through these pages to find ideas, inspiration and the understanding that you are not alone.
• Amusing poems about forgetfulness and frustration
• Poignant stories of the battle with depression and fatigue
• Creative colouring pages to soothe the soul
• Inspirational quotes to keep you moving