Paralyzed after his stroke, dad vows to walk at daughter’s wedding Jim Cohen, acclaimed chef and restaurateur, woke up one morning completely paralyzed after suffering a stroke in his sleep. His mind was alert and aware, but he couldn’t move his body or call for help. It’s called being “locked-in.” The only way he could…

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Life After A Stroke: Lil's Story Lil Sullivan’s life was changed by a stroke at the age of 49. Lil explains how her stroke has affected her and how creating art and singing in the London Stroke Choir helps her to stay positive. Read more about stroke at http://www.bhf.org.uk/stroke

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My Life After Stroke: Never Give Up Susan had a stroke at age 49 leaving her paralyzed on the right side of her body. Her life changed dramatically. Several months after the stroke, she was told that was not going to get any better. She did not believe this and continued to work every day…

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Young Stroke Patient Learns to Live Again Barb Wiley never saw her stroke coming. This young mother shares her story as she relearns basic tasks, one step at a time. After a 12-hour surgery, she began the recovery process — driven by a commitment to never give up and inspired by her doctor’s words: “Don’t…

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