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Just Pick Up The Peg: A Nurse's Journey Back From Stroke
"Stroke is a life-altering event. When Angie Collins-Burke suffered a devastating stroke that injured the right hemisphere of her brain at the age of forty-six, her life was suddenly changed forever. Once a registered nurse taking care of patients, Angie became the patient. In this candid memoir, Angie chronicles her heart-wrenching diagnosis and the emotional rollercoaste ...more
Paperback, 226 pages
Published March 26th 2020 by Tellwell Talent
(first published March 25th 2020)
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This book is a fantastic read for all. Angie's honesty about her physical struggles, but also the mental and emotional impacts that her stroke had on her life allows the reader to have a more fully formed reality in which she lived. Her determination to "Just Pick Up the Peg" has led her life down a new path which I am sure she is incredibly proud to be a part of. Sharing her story with other stroke survivors, health care professionals, and the general public assists in spreading the word about ...more
Great book. So good for any brain injury survivor or families of, caregivers or general public to understand what it’s like to live with a brain Injury. I can so relate to this book from my brain injury, her personality being similar to mine and the dedication she has and all she has done. Very inspiring and so nice to see someone else finding a purpose in a bad situation and helping others.