Julie B. had a stroke in May 2009 and was completely paralyzed on her entire right side of her body. Since then, she has relearned how to walk and taught herself how to be left handed (even though she practices physical therapy with her right hand and arm). She is doing excellent in her cognitive and physical therapy. She gets better every day. She is a survivor.
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