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    How To Exercise While Living With Epilepsy

    This is a topic that many people have reached out to me in regards to and as someone who avidly takes part in exercise, I find it beneficial and very important to break it down to get the greatest information so anyone wanting to hit the gym, can go safely. When I was first diagnosed with epilepsy, all of the negative emotions in the sky came raining down on me like a ton of bricks. Sadness, depression, frustration, loneliness, and even anger. I rarely left home. Devastated and wrapped in a blanket of “Why me?” Let me let you in…

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    Epilepsy & That Time Of The Month

    Yep. I’m going there. That awkward, not-often talked about subject coupled with epilepsy. First thing’s first. That time of the month sucks. An unwelcome guest that barges in and makes itself home every month, with us ladies. Sometimes we feel…

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    Epilepsy Quirks

    Since my epilepsy diagnosis, a stone’s throw away from a decade, the journey hasn’t always been without its stumbles and trials. Regardless, I’ve learned quite a bit throughout these years. In having developed a tougher skin, absorbing wisdom and learning…

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    What Gives Me Peace

    A heart at peace, gives life to the body. – Proverbs 14:30 I didn’t expect a lifequake. One hiccup at sixteen years old having had a grand mal seizure, however most of my life, my stride was smooth sailing without…

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    Thanks, Epilepsy!

    It’s hard to imagine thanking anything or anyone that has barged into your life unexpected and flipped it entirely upside down. Stirring your emotions in a tornadic way. Leaving you with many uncertainties and feelings of worry or fear. Almost…

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    What Epilepsy Reminds Me

    Nearly ten years. It has been a long journey and within this journey, I have learned so much, experienced so much, wrestled so many emotions, have had the opportunity to forge so many long lasting friendships with others who too…

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    How I Thrive With Epilepsy

    I want to thrive. Not just survive. Early this morning, I took a look outside, where our flowers grow. I knelt down and glanced at the cherry red flower pot soaking in the morning sun. Inside this flower pot held…