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    Not According To Plan

    “The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” – Leo Tolstoy I tucked myself into bed after a long and tedious sixteen year old, Jr. High School day. Drifting and floating thoughts of the following day. Schoolwork, teachers, friends,…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    "Lord, Help Me Hang In There."

    “Give your stress wings and let it fly away.” ~Terri Guillemets Stress. One of my major seizure triggers. According to the National Health Interview Survey, 75% of the general population experiences at least “some stress” every two weeks. Half of those experience…

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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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    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…