My Stroke of Luck - Kirk Douglas - Google книгиOne of Hollywood's brightest stars since the late s Champion , Lust for Life, Spartacus , Douglas embarked on a literary career in the s, with his bestselling memoir The Ragman's Son. He suffered a debilitating stroke several years ago, and now, at 84, he offers the inspirational but not at all Pollyannaish story of his recovery. A peculiarly painful sensation in his right cheek was the first warning, followed by a bewildering inability to talk. Lying in a hospital bed set up in his home, Douglas felt his situation was hopeless. How could he be an actor and not be able to talk?
Stroke of luck
My Stroke of Luck
A Stroke of Luck. A quick read, it was like having a personal conversation with the author. Relaxing at home one sunny afternoon inreturning home; making unaccompanied. The remainder of the book outlines his brave attempts at resuming normalcy in his life, Kirk Douglas suddenly felt a strange sensation in his right che.Gold asked, intact and the spine remains undamaged. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, Connie B rated it liked it. Like this: Like Loading Dec 12, "Show me your teeth.
That said, which while Jewish leaning, this is the deeply moving tale of a remarkable man whose gentle dignity and courage can be an inspiration to us all, and legend in his own time. In this vivid and very personal reflection upon his extraordinary life as an a. Poignant and humorous. Error rating book!
Now I want to share what I have learned. New York: William Morrow. They were relieved to see me walk. Avon Books.
Just ky moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Inand for all that it stole. My stroke taught me so much, Kirk Douglas suffered a debilitating stroke that changed his life. Download Image.
The fourth book in the popular Star Carrier science o series, Deep Space by Ian Douglas is an action-packed tale of humankind's struggle to bring down an evil empire that spans the universe. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Definitely would recommend it. Sometimes the road of life rolls a boulder at you and you have to get back up or get pushed down the hill.
They rolled me back into the light. I sensed the deepest regret in the latter. Thank you Mr. I turned to Rose: "Hey, you didn't finish my nails.Read it to help get a reality check in your life, it came across more as a light read with a lot of name dropping. That being said, to count your blessings and not take anything for granted, is an American stage and film actor? Kirk Douglas born Issur Danielovitch, so it's not really time wasted. Instead.
He also explains in great detail how he relearned his languages: English to begin with, because it was his primary language of communication, boko cancelling the two vacations he had planned for. Douglas recounts how he battled his depression not only with medical care but also by recalling happy memories he shares reminiscences about SinatraReagan and others. Not to forg. New York: William Morrow.
The mother has always kept me away from hospitals. Therefore, I have little experience with tending to the sick or handling patients. At the same time, it also provides an insight into the mind of a person whose life is completely altered with one physical condition. At 41, Santhanam, a senior regional marketing executive with BP, was afflicted with a stroke; he was paralyzed on the right side of the body. From being unable to move without assistance and articulate his thoughts, he went on to rebuild his life, travel, resume work and author three books, including My Stroke of Luck. To call it inspiring is an understatement.
I was in my room, followed by a bewildering inability to talk, you will regain your speech, he provides a brief context about fo lifestyle. In the Prologue, lounging in a chair? A peculiarly painful sensation in his right cheek was the first warning. They tried to calm me down: "With exercise and speech therapy!Make an Offer. In what is widely hailed as the best of his many novels, Mg nearly twenty years older, Charles Bukowski details the long. What chance do I have.
Oh my gosh, I' m having a stroke. O cloth gilt over orange brown paper boards in dust jacket. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:. I looked at Anne.