SINGAPORE – When Ms Lucy Shaw suffered a stroke in October 2011, it was a blow to her as she was used to leading an active lifestyle.
The 64-year-old retiree used to play golf and tennis, and engaged in other activities like yoga and bowling as well.
She told The Straits Times: “I was very sad and would avoid the golf course and social dance nights at my club (Singapore Swimming Club).
“I do miss the super active lifestyle I had but I try not to think too much about it as I have to move on. I am in another phase of my life now.”
After going through rehabilitation, Ms Shaw was able to resume some of these activities like yoga and line dancing.
She now also goes to the gym twice a week in addition to her physiotherapy sessions at Singapore General Hospital.
Ms Shaw also takes hour-long