Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened — as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding — she studied and remembered every moment. This is a powerful story about how our brains define us and connect us to the world and to one another.
Exactly today is my new third birthday. Thank you life. Thank you Uniklinik Eppendorf. Thank you family and friends for the love and support. Thank you God.