• Epilepsy

    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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    From Setback To Comeback

    “Every setback leaves behind a path to make your comeback.” When we become diagnosed with epilepsy, our very first thought as patients, as parents of a loved one with epilepsy, as a spouse of the one we love with epilepsy,…

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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…

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    If I Have A Seizure: A Call For Compassion

    “If we could look into each other’s hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance, and care.” – Marvin J. Ashton   Recently,…

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    Thank You Epilepsy

    “Trust the timing of your life.” I strongly believe with all of my heart, that everything happens for a reason. That my epilepsy diagnosis was holding hands with a much bigger, grander plan than I could have understood in the very beginning. At…

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    Goodbye Why.

    “When life puts you in tough situations, don’t say “why me?” say “try me.”” How many of us would agree that we have at least once, maybe twice, perhaps hundreds of times asked “Why me?” when reflecting upon our epilepsy…

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    Positive Affirmations To Rise Above Epilepsy

    “Your mind is a powerful thing. When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change.” Collecting positive thoughts and affirmations, and storing them in your mind, like a mental bookshelf, is an absolutely excellent idea for…

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    Epilepsy In Relationships

    “No trial is so large we can’t overcome it together.” Elder Neil L. Andersen Having a medical condition such as epilepsy, it can have an effect on even the greatest of relationships. The one who is affected may not feel the same way they once did before-hand. And…

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    Getting Along With Epilepsy

    Once you’ve become diagnosed with epilepsy, your entire life begins to change. When I had become diagnosed with epilepsy, my life essentially fell apart. It was like watching a rock slide happening before my very eyes. That’s the crazy thing about rock…

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    You Don’t Look Like You Have Epilepsy

    “Not every condition is always visible.” I live with Epilepsy. I have lived with this condition for going on 7 years this December. I was diagnosed with this condition in 2008. Four short months after marrying my husband, days before…

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    When Choosing A Neurologist

    I have lived with epilepsy  for almost seven years, and I have come to the realization that the most important relationships I have had in my life are with God, my family, my husband and my neurologist. I became diagnosed with epilepsy within months…

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    10 Things I Wish I Knew Before My Epilepsy Diagnosis

    We are two days away from kicking off Purple Day 2015! Recognizing survivors, supporting those currently battling epilepsy, remembering loved ones we’ve lost all around the world and educating everyone about this condition that over 65 million face right now. I am going to…

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    When Side Effects Affect You

    Let’s think of it like this. The doctor or neurologist is the Army General. We and our brains are the ones under attack. We send missiles also known as medication to destroy the enemy known as epilepsy. Though at times,…

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    Good Days And Bad Days

    “I am my problem but also my solution.”   No one ever said that this journey would be a smooth sandy beach. The day that this journey began, I saw those big black stormy clouds come billowing in like raging…