• Epilepsy

    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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    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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    Epilepsy & Laughter: RX For Humor

    “Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.” Lord Byron In the very beginning of my journey of my epilepsy diagnosis, I was overwhelmed with many emotions. We as an entire family were. Fear, worry, confusion even frustration 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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    Why Epilepsy Awareness Needs Televised

    “And I believe that good journalism, good television, can make our world a better place.” Christiane Amanpour On April 20th, the television network MTV, debuted their latest documentary in their True Life series. This documentary was a bold and brilliant step in…

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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…