On the 9th May 2018 I had a massive hemoradgic stroke, I was in hospital eight months four weeks in ICU Brighton ,, 8 weeks CCU Hastings , 5 weeks in Eastbourne Stroke ward then up to Putney Hospital for Neurodisabilities for 4 months.
I got back home to Hastings at the end of November 2019 . The first time I was back in the St Leonard pub was in a wheelchair, I now walk in with my stick! . This challenge , my row day , is very much part of my road to being Brian again and it hopefully will help me start to help others as I was helped along my journey. I will be “rowing the channel “ 34km on 31st at the London Trader Pub from 1pm. There will be entertainment (live music) and beer of course ! please come and keep me company . I’m training hard twice a week to try and reach this challenge. I’ve been going to the Avanti day centre for over a year now they are amazing , they help folks like me with a brain injury. I would be lost without them , Harry Holmes also went to Avanti for three years he is doing so well again I think this is due to the rehab received and the wonderful staff that they have who are passionate and enthusiastic in their aim to help improve the clients lives. I also wanted to donate 25% of any money raised for the Samaritans to raise awareness of suicide in young men.
please give what you can
love you ,love Hastings
Outside the London Trader pub , Hastings old town on the thirty first of July 1 pm
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