The following are stories from the Speak EZ group members. Speak EZ is an aphasia support group associated with Portland State University.
Aphasia is hard
Not being able to talk to family is hard
Not being able to say happy birthday to my grandson Josh is hard
Not being able to say happy birthday to my granddaughters Gab, Marissa, Maranda, Candace, and Alexas is hard
Not talking to my daughters on the phone is hard
Not having dogs and cats is hard
I have lost many words, but I never lost