Stroke Forward with Marcia Moran

Episode 89

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In episode 89, Jill and Chris talk with Marcia Moran, author of Stroke Forward.

In 2014, Marcia was a successful entrepreneur, owned a business consulting practice and was going strong. Suddenly, at the age of 54, she suffered a major stroke. Marcia worked for several years to become whole.

Over time she learned to walk again, but Marcia struggled with aphasia, a language disorder. In August 2017 she discovered a technological breakthrough that minimized her speaking disability. Marcia created Stroke FORWARD because she felt there is a need to share hope to stroke survivors and their caretakers. Learning to become her own health advocate one step a time and exploring holistic methods for healing are keys to her recovery. She became a health and wellness coach to stroke survivors and their caregivers.

Marcia holds both a B.S. in Political Science and a MBA. She also earned a certificate in Well-being Foundations of Personal Transformation from the Personal Transformation and Courage Institute in Virginia. She volunteers at Brain Injury Services, supporting their Speakers Bureau program.

During this episode we discuss:

  • What are the symptoms of a stroke
  • What exactly is a stroke
  • What is neurofeedback
  • How she learned to walk again and talk again

Links for more information:
Website
Stroke Forward on Amazon

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