• Epilepsy

    Dear Epilepsy, You Lose

    You strutted into my life unwelcome acting like a rock star. Taking center stage within my brain. Shocking and stunning my body whenever you felt the urge. I experience a surge of electricity that drains me. Yeah, at first I…

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    Blessed: My Epilepsy Story

    Blessed. The greatest word to describe how I feel in reflecting about this. Incredibly blessed. I became empowered to advocate for the medical condition that had inflicted my life and the lives of all of the people who love and…

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    A Letter To Hollywood About Epilepsy

    It all happens so fast. If I even remember it happening at all. My vision blurs like a smear of clouds and the smallest glimpses of clear vision. Like pieces of broken glass. For a brief moment I hear my…

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    Lessons Learned From Epilepsy

    It took a crash. A what could have been a fatal car crash and the diagnosis of epilepsy in order to open my eyes. To assess my entire life. The life that I had been currently living. The habits that…

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    Why I Am Open About My Epilepsy

    There is still to this day such a stigma attached to the condition of epilepsy. It is viewed at as a literal disease by some. Something that you can catch if you come in physical contact with the person who…

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    5 People You Meet Along Your Epilepsy Journey

    “We met for a reason, either you’re a blessing or a lesson.” You’ve been diagnosed with epilepsy. A diagnosis is a life-changing event. Epilepsy doesn’t always present itself to the world and it can go unnoticed by family, friends and…

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    The Blessing Of Rock Bottom

    “Rock bottom was the brand new and resilient chapter of my life’s story.” If we were to take a look at our lives like a book, from the moment we graced the stage of this world to this very moment and reflected…

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    Letting Go Of Fearing Epilepsy

    “I breathe in my courage and exhale my fear.” I have lost count of how many times that I have approached my husband and told him how I have thought just how much I wish there were a way to…

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    Facing Epilepsy Stigmas

    Facing Epilepsy Stigmas head on is the greatest way to rise above the misinformation hovering around like a dark stormy cloud. Terrible myths have been told about what epilepsy is and about people who live with the condition. Myths such as…

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    "The More You Know" – About Epilepsy

    “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela ABOUT THE MORE YOU KNOW CAMPAIGN (NBCUNIVERSAL/COMCAST) Focused on education, diversity, health, Internet safety and the environment. Established in 1989 Calls on celebrities…

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    Epilepsy In The Family

    “Family: Where life begins and love never ends.” – Unknown When epilepsy makes an unexpected crash landing into the life of a family member, it causes a ripple effect and the entire family is affected. Epilepsy doesn’t just affect the…