• Epilepsy

    Epilepsy Quirks

    Since my epilepsy diagnosis, a stone’s throw away from a decade, the journey hasn’t always been without its stumbles and trials. Regardless, I’ve learned quite a bit throughout these years. In having developed a tougher skin, absorbing wisdom and learning…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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…