I Dentity Theft Follows Stanford Professor Debra Meyerson S Journey To Recover From A Severe Stroke That Initially Left Her Physically Incapacitated And Unable To Speak In Addition To Providing Realistic Expectations For The Hard Work Needed To Regain Everyday Capabilities, Meyerson Focuses On The Less Frequently Documented Emotional Journey In Recovery Virtually Every Survivor Is Haunted By Questions Like Who Am I Now And How Do I Rebuild A Meaningful And Rewarding Life After Losing So Much Of What They Had Before Capabilities, Careers And Jobs, Relationships, And This Is A Book Full Of Hope For Survivors From Stroke Or Other Injuries As Well As Their Families And Support Networks.All Author Proceeds From This Book Will Go To Stroke Forward.org, A Nonprofit Initiative That Will Support Stroke And Other Survivors, And Advocate For A Human Centered Approach To Health Care Identity Theft Centers On Debra S Experience Her Stroke, Her Extraordinary Efforts To Recover, And Her Journey To Redefine Herself But She Also Draws On Her Skills As A Social Scientist, Sharing Stories From Several Dozen Fellow Survivors, Family Members, Friends, Colleagues, Therapists, And Doctors She Has Met And Interviewed By Sharing This Diversity Of Experiences, Debra Highlights How Every Person Is Different, Every Stroke Is Different, And Every Recovery Is Different She Provides A Valuable Look At The Broad Possibilities For Successfully Navigating The Challenging Physical Recovery And The Equally Difficult Emotional Journey Toward Rebuilding One S Identity And A Rewarding Life After A Trauma Like Stroke.
In 2010, when I was a professor at Stanford, I suffered a severe stroke I lost all movement of my right arm and leg even worse, I lost all ability to communicate While I won my struggle to survive, much of my identity as a Stanford professor, a speaker and writer, an athlete, a mother and a wife was taken from me My mind was working but I was trapped inside a broken body, unable to do what
- 288 pages
- Identity Theft
- Debra Meyerson
- 02 January 2019 Debra Meyerson