Run to Support Stroke Awareness with Tedy’s Team


Boston 2019 ? I'm tempted, that's all I can say.  Earlier this week the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) announced they have started to open registration for the 2019 Boston Marathon. My joints are still achy, my training time is limited, but something is still calling me to go back and try one more time.  Last …

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Thank You 2018 Boston Marathon Volunteers and Fans!


They say no one runs Boston alone. As the world’s oldest and most prestigious distance event the Boston Marathon terrain presents a tremendous challenge even on an ideal running day. This 122nd running was certainly not ideal and Mother Nature made the ups and downs of the hilly terrain mile after mile even more challenging …

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 …

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 …

Recruit the right Physical Therapist as Your Stroke Coach


The multidimensional impact of a stroke requires physical therapists to be flexible and versatile with their treatment approaches, yet they should also be strong in communicating the reality of the training that will be required of their stroke patients. I tell my stroke patients that they must think of their rehab as preparing for the …

About Donations to Tedy’s Team


Tedys-Team-Donations Frequently Asked Questions (Source: American Stroke Association/a division of the American Heart Association) Here's a few commonly asked questions and the answers are provided by the American Stroke Association. Please review these FAQ's when considering tedys-team-donations Where does the money go? Funds raised through Tedys-Team are used locally for research, advocacy, and education programs …

Prov. Journal picked up my story


I learned from the American Stroke Association, Boston Affiliate that the The Providence Journal ran my story in yesterday’s Sunday paper.  I did not see the actual article, but here's the link they sent me from the print. Below is the link – check it out> http://www.beloblog.com/ProJo_Blogs/running/2008/07/stroke-survivor.html Not Oprah yet, but perhaps this will help …