Tedy Bruschi to be honored tonight on Monday Night Football


According to Patriots.com The New England Patriots will honor former linebacker Tedy Bruschi in a special halftime ceremony during  tonight’s game against the New York Jets. Beyond his impressive numbers on the field and becoming an all time New England fan favorite, his peers and other stroke survivors look at Tedy with inspiration for his […]

Bruschi “Factor” could have Legendary Impact on Kids Stroke Awareness


“What impressed me the most about this story was what the students did on their own to help spread stroke awareness.” -David Dansereau for Know-Stroke.org It was argued recently on New England Sports Network (NESN.com) which sports figure in New England is the greatest.  With names like Bird, Orr, Williams, Bourque, Russell, Yaz and Brady […]

Fundraiser planned for 14 year old stroke survivor Tyler Perry of Cumberland


I hope that you might take the time to help out and support the family of 14-year old Tyler Perry, another recent young local stroke survivor in our community.   While the family still does not know what caused Ty’s stroke (see his mother Leigh’s prior post included below here) they are, like the families of […]

To help me continue to Raise Stroke Awareness YOU need to step up too!


You are not running, why should I donate? If you have considered that it would still be the right thing to do but then clicked away, I’m here on video to remind you of why your donation to the American Stroke Association is important.  If you have donated to my fundraising and stroke awareness efforts […]

Att: Stroke Survivors-I need your help!


I am training to run the Boston Marathon in 2010 with Tedy’s Team Please help me cross the finish line in Boston 2010 That’s me crossing the finish line in Boston 2009 Why put my body through another marathon?  Trust me, I’ve already gone through my list of excuses again why NOT to run.  But, […]

Excuses and Doing Your (Rehab) Job after a Stroke


I’m up late putting the finishing touches on my next mobility article for Stroke Smart Magazine and it got me reflecting on my own list of excuses and what it took (hard work) to overcome each of them. Here’s a look back on my own excuses to hopefully help you look forward towards your own […]

Does Barry Meier know Oprah?


If you are a regular reader of my blog you already know I have been doing a great deal of writing on stroke awareness and PFO education.  I gladly accept interviews when asked to talk more about this issue, especially when it can help further the discussion about stroke, migraine and the possibility of PFO […]

Here’s how you can help Tedys Team and the American Stroke Assoc.


I’m in training, and need your help!  Click the link/header on this post to link to my American Stroke Association / Tedy’s Team site for fundraising for the Boston Marathon.   Want more info?  Watch my video here: Go to Tedy Bruschi/Tedy’s Team Marathon selection

Hockey Tribute to Jamie Coyle a Big Success


A tribute hockey tournament for Jamie Coyle took place at the Smithfield Ice Rink in RI over the weekend. Her coaches Henry Sherman, Charlie Stimson and Jim Hopgood talk of her recovery in this video. Click on the video to link to play the Providence Journal story by Glenn Osmundson.  On a personal note, it […]