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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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    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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    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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    Creating An Epilepsy Care Package

    It can be a challenge to lend a helping hand when you discover that a friend or family member has epilepsy. Here, I suggest putting together a care package of useful items: WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT – Handwritten cards, inspirational quotes, and…

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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…

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    Secondary Epilepsy

    “Because I love you, because I care for you, because I know what you endure… you will never endure alone.” – Chris Kairos December 11, 2008, what seemed like a normal day, while at work, I received a call that…

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    Through Your Eyes

    “See with your heart” When I had become diagnosed with epilepsy, as we were just making great strides in our adventure of married life, it knocked the both of us, my husband and I, down pretty hard. Knocking the wind out…

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    Diagnosiversary

    “….Don’t deny the diagnosis; try to defy the verdict…” — Norman Cousins December 11th, 2008. A morning forever etched upon my heart, my mind and soul. Like that of a scar that once inflicted pain. Now, looking back, smiling in…

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    Epilepsy: Good-Bye Java

    “If you’re waiting for the right time, it’s now.” Before I had become diagnosed with Epilepsy back in 2008, I was probably in pretty bad shape when it came to eating habits. I was just plain no good at it.…

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    Parting Ways With Part-Time

    “Celebrate endings – for they precede new beginnings.” — Jonathan Lockwood Huie I remember my very first job like it were yesterday. Bundled up, sitting in the passenger seat of my mother’s cold car in the frigid winter delivering newspapers to…

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    Smile

    “Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent”  Victor Hugo A break from the norm for just a moment to share with you a song that for many years has always, ironically,…

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    Moirai

    “You saw me before I was born. Every day of my life was recorded in your book. Every moment was laid out before a single day had passed.” Psalm 139: 16 For the first time since leaving the hospital, I…

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    Burden

    “Remember… No burden is worthy of becoming you. You’ll always have enough independence to make sure of that.” — Chris Kairos I always saw myself as an Independent kind of person. The kind of person who strived to achieve everything…