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She recalled a moment during her own recovery when she was standing in a busy Target store, overwhelmed as everyone around her moved at normal speed. She felt frozen, glued to the floor.

“Everyone was just going, going, going. ‘I don’t fit in this world anymore,’ ” she recalled thinking. “ ‘I just want to go back to my world, where everything is safe.’

“Someone else who hadn’t had a stroke wouldn’t understand that.”

Source: The Washington Post
March 19, 2012
By Lenny Bernstein, photo: Katherine Frey
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/after-a-stroke-the-expanding-role-of-exercise-in-promoting-recovery/2012/02/13/gIQADGapNS_story.html


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