• Epilepsy

    I Have Epilepsy and It’s Okay

    When an unfortunate circumstance barges into our lives, by instinct a lot of us are flooded with emotions of panic, worry, anger, frustration, even depression. Swept off of our feet by unpleasant feelings. Taken by the hand, we do the…

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    Down I Go Up I Will Rise

    In public, all alone, among family, my significant other, among friends, I have had the rug pulled out from under me unaware and prepared at the hands of seizures thousands of times. Epilepsy doesn’t have a schedule or doesn’t work…

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    Beyond The Physical Effects: Epilepsy

    Many people that are unfamiliar first-hand with the neurological condition epilepsy, believe that a person who has epilepsy or seizures, solely experience the event, recovers, returns to taking anti-seizure medication(s), perhaps a doctors visit here and there, and life goes…

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    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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    To Be A Wife With Epilepsy

    When we were engaged to be married, we were on cloud nine with love for one another, goals and dreams for our future together as husband and wife coming together like cotton white clouds in a blazing stained evening sky.…

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    Is Epilepsy A Bully? 5 Things You Can Do To Help

    “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to  be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.” Robert Frost Is epilepsy a bully? It doesn’t discriminate. Epilepsy can affect children, adults, seniors, men and women, people of…

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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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    Letter To Myself

    If I could write a letter to myself, for the very first days of my epilepsy diagnosis, I imagine I would have much to say. A traveler having come a long way now on this journey. Having lived and learned…