My Journey To Recovery

Imagine you are 35 years old, fit and healthy. Now imagine waking up and being unable to move or talk. How would you feel if you could see and hear perfectly, if you were aware of everything going on around you, but couldn’t show it? How would anyone know you were there?

What you'll get from my website

My blog - Adjusting to life after stroke and upcoming events

A Timeline of Clodagh's recovery

Stroke Recovery Tips

Understanding communication barriers with locked in syndrome

What people are saying about my book!

Her memoir is an unsentimental, unself-pitying affirmation of life, illustrating poignantly how life can change in the blink of an eye
Belfast Telegraph
“Clodagh leaves no doubt in your mind what it must have felt like to travel this road. I can only imagine many of us who read this book will ask if they could have been as resilient as she was.”
Reader
Clodagh Dunlop

As Seen On

British Broadcasting Company
Independent Television
TED Talk
RTE
The Irish News
Chartered Socity of Physiotherapy
Cool FM
News Letter

Useful Resources
To help your Recovery

There is a lot of stroke information and support available free of charge. I’ve curated some of the best resources I personally used to help with my recovery

What People Are Saying About The Book

Her memoir is an unsentimental, unself-pitying affirmation of life, illustrating poignantly how life can change in the blink of an eye
Belfast Telegraph
What a book! It pulls no punches. It made me laugh and cry. As intimate as a personal diary, it records, unflinching, the awful frustrations of side stepping death and waking up into a nightmare. Screaming and no-one can hear you. But this is not a misery memoir for Clodagh. She is surrounded by live: Adrian, her parents, Diane, they're with her every step of the way, supporting her indomitable spirit on the long, slow road to recovery.
Reader
“It’s a testament to looking a crisis dead in the eye, then putting your head down, gritting your teeth and slowly grinding out a victory….it is a story of continued hope, when hoping seems utterly pointless, even damaging.”
Derry Post
“Clodagh leaves no doubt in your mind what it must have felt like to travel this road. I can only imagine many of us who read this book will ask if they could have been as resilient as she was.”
Reader

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