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Interview with a Stroke Triumphant

In more search of self-consolation and understanding of my mother’s recent stroke, I found more on Dr Jill, like she has her own website, and that she got interviewed by Oprah after her TEDtalk. image link to oprah interview of dr jill taylor Listening to to her Oprah interview, I searched for more information to help my mothers recovery and found a wikipedia article on stroke recovery and its resource from



Last week my mother had a stroke a day after her “succesful” operation to remove a small tumour in her lung. At that point, she could not move her right side, could not talk, and I don’t know whether she can understand the words that I say. In my search for self-consolation, I searched for information on stroke. One of the things I found was a TEDtalk by a brain scientist-Jill Bolte Taylor, who herself suffered a stroke, and how she decided to recover from it. Which gives me hope that my mom can recover herself. I hope by sharing this video from I can share my sense of slight relief with others who may feel the same.