So I decided to create a stroke recovery podcast.

I was looking for a stroke podcast. I never thought that I was going to be the host of a stroke podcast. As an owner of a Property Maintenance Company, the road that led to the work I do today emerged from the most hostile conditions. After experiencing the first of three brain hemorrhages (hemorrhagic strokes)  in Feb of 2012, I … Read More

The Stroke Of An Artist

The Stroke Of An Artist

The Stroke Of An Artist with Tracy Markley. The stroke of an artist. Due to the gap in care for stroke patients after they leave rehabilitation, many stroke survivors seek out complimentary methods to help them overcome their deficits. When I was in rehabilitation I had 3 hours of rehabilitation every day 5 days a week for 4 weeks but … Read More

How To Change Career After Stroke

Change Career After Stroke

Change Career After Stroke If you are like me you probably needed to change career after stroke. You may have some ideas you have not taken action on you may be part of the way there and not yet turned a profit, what ever the reason you are looking to make a change the journey to re inventing yourself can … Read More

Faster Stroke Recovery | Bill Gasiamis

Faster Stroke Recovery

Is faster stroke recovery achievable? Stroke Podcast Episode 34 – Having experienced 3 brain haemorrhages in as many years and brain surgery to repair the AVM (arterial venous malformation) in his head, Bill has had first hand experience in what is required to create environment for a faster stroke recovery. In this special episode of the Transit Lounge Podcast, Bill Gasiamis … Read More

Childhood Stroke and Recovery from Aphasia | Peter Dempsey

Childhood Stroke

Childhood Stroke Recovery Stroke Podcast Episode 33 – Peter Dempsey is recovering from Aphasia after a Childhood Stroke when he was only four years of age. According to Aphasia is described as “an impairment of language, affecting the production or comprehension of speech and the ability to read or write. Aphasia is always due to injury to the brain-most commonly … Read More

Intensive Care At Home | Patrik Hutzel

Managing Stroke Recovery While In The Intensive Care Unit

Intensive Care Support Stroke Podcast Episode 32 – Many people who experience a stroke may need to spend some time in the intensive care unit. Is your loved one currently in hospital in the ICU (Intensive Care Unit)? Patrik Hutzel is an Intensive Care nurse who provides support services for families who’s loved ones are in a serious health crisis … Read More

Stroke Recovery Timeline | Bill Gasiamis

Stroke Recovery Timeline

What is an achievable stroke recovery timeline? Stroke Podcast Episode 31 – I get asked a lot of questions about stroke, the most common being, how long will it take for me to recover from stroke? Although there is no stroke recovery timeline for each unique stroke there are some things we can do to get back to health as … Read More

Blood Clot Stroke | Donna Bouten

Healing from a blood clot stroke

Blood clot stroke recovery. Stroke Podcast Episode 30 – Donna Bouten is a carer for her partner and recently experienced a blood clot stroke that she is recovering well from. Blood Clot Stroke is the most common stroke. Some stroke foundations report that up to 87% of strokes are cause by blood clots. It is the most common form of … Read More

Brain Stem Stroke & Recovery | Antonio Iannella

Recovery from a Brain Stem Stroke

Brain Stem Stroke Stroke Podcast Episode 29 – Antonio Iannella, is father, musician and a brain stem stroke survivor. In 2009 at the age of 38 he experienced a haemorrhagic stroke while on the trip of a lifetime with his family in Vietnam. Antonio spent eleven days in a Saigon hospital, five of which in intensive care while waiting for a rescue … Read More

Running After Stroke | Donna Campisi

Running After Stroke

How to get back to running after stroke Stroke Podcast Episode 28 – Getting back to running after stroke with foot drop was not really something on Donna’s mind until her early 40’s. At 8 years old, Donna survived a stroke (and other serious complications) and doctors said she would never walk or talk again. At 14, she was in a … Read More

Rewiring The Brain | Michael Merzenich

Neural plasticity and rewiring your brain. Stroke Podcast Episode 27 – If you have had a similar experience with stroke as I, Rewiring the brain may be just as important to you as it to me. After I experience 3 brain bleeds between 2012 and 2014.  I have left no stone unturned while on the search to recover the deficits that … Read More

Stroke Recovery | Clare Coffield

Stroke Recovery Stroke Podcast Episode 10 – Clare Coffield’s stroke recovery has been challenging but rewarding. Clare’s life’s experiences have all been vital in teaching her the skills she needed to recover from stroke after a recent Brain Bleed.  As a result of the stroke Clare had been left with deficits to her arm and leg and she underwent rehabilitation to learn how to walk … Read More

Managing pain after stroke | Kevin Grisé

The Hypnotist - Kevin Grisé

Can hypnotic suggestion help when managing pain after stroke? Stroke Podcast Episode 26 – While there are many pharmaceutical products to help when managing pain after stroke that are very successful the long term use of pills is not ideal. When I recently met the latest guest on the stroke podcast I couldn’t help but wonder whether there are other tools … Read More

Embodying Grace and Healing the Body | Sally Thurley

Sally Thurley

How to Heal Your Body with Sally Thurley After a life of intense spiritual search, overcoming personal traumatic obstacles, chronic illness, dedication to spiritual practice under a self-realized master and being called to take her spiritual experience and knowledge to the world, Sally Thurley is the ultimate spiritual mentor and teacher on how to live in the world embodying grace. … Read More

Experience more joy in life | Joy Fairhall

Experience more joy in life with Joy Fairhall. Joy Fairhall is an in-demand speaker, emotional Intelligence and guidance coach and a leader specialising in working with those affected by life changing diagnosis or events and teaching them how to be more joy full. Having been through these challenging experiences herself, Joy has a unique insight into the emotional turmoil people … Read More

Creating an amazing life | Tina Murray

Creating an amazing life. ‘Tina Murray has been designing lives for over 30 years. A commercial interior designer, speaker, mentor and author of the book ‘Design You: Create the Life You Want’, like you ‘Tina has experienced love and loss. Like many of us, she spent her 20’s and 30’s doing all the things we ‘should’ do: climbing the proverbial career … Read More