This is a Finding Words story!
I got aphasia one day after surgery. I was in the hospital for four months before I could start communicating. Doctors helped me slowly recover and I slowly start to walk with a cane, and move around more. What motivated me to talk was my grandson. My grandson Max visited me in the hospital once and starting singing to me. Hearing him sing, made me want to sing along, so I did. The music made happy and motivated me to want to try to talk. Within a few days, I started talking .