It came without warning. While relaxing at home one day, Paul Sybert suffered a stroke that left his arm and leg numb and severely impaired his ability to walk. The ischemic stroke, caused by a clot in his brain that cut off the blood flow to his brain cells, led to an emergency room visit, a lengthy hospital stay, and months of arduous rehabilitation. Through it all, Paul never gave up hope for a complete recovery. I Know How Hard You Work relates Paul's inspiring journey from a debilitating stroke to his remarkable return to health. Through a mixture of instruction and support, Paul shares each step of his healing process to help stroke survivors learn to cope. He outlines the difficulty of physical therapy, the constant emotional turmoil, and the importance of focusing on a healthy self-image. Each chapter also includes a set of therapeutic topics ideal for exploring your own frustrations and hopes during your recovery period. Deeply personal, I Know How Hard You Work offers a gentle, calming presence in the midst of your struggle and gives you the strength to find your way back to good health.
Paul Sybert holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering. He has worked as an engineer, a software analyst and programmer, a songwriter, and a minister. Sybert currently lives in Endicott, New York.