Amy Oestreicher

Amy Oestreicher is a 28 year old actress, musician, teacher, composer, dancer, writer, artist, yogi, foodie, and general lover of life.  Surviving and thriving through a coma, 27 surgeries and other trauma has inspired Amy to share her story with the world through her passionate desire to create and help others.  Amy has written, directed and starred in a one woman musical about her life, Gutless & Grateful, has flourished as a mixed media and acrylic artist, and continues to share her story through her art, music, theatre and writings. More information on her unique story, as well as her creative ventures can be found at

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Amy Oestreicher’s Success Story: Blogging For Creativity, Therapy & Inspiration

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I am not the most tech-savvy person in the world and still feel relatively new to the world of social media. I fell into a coma at 18 years old in 2005, and when I was finally discharged from the hospital a year later, my friends tried to explain this unfamiliar realm of “Facebook” and were determined to set up an account for me. I definitely had no idea what a “blog” was, and had no idea what a wonderful resource it was to reconnect with my world after being so suddenly pulled from it. My medical journey is quite … Read More