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    The WEGO Health Awards: Patient Leader Impact

    BIG exciting (can’t hold it anymore) NEWS! Nominations for the WEGO Health Awards Have officially opened! As a member of the Patient Leader Network, I am unquestionably eager to have the opportunity to celebrate the entire online health community. It’s…

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    What Epilepsy Reminds Me

    Nearly ten years. It has been a long journey and within this journey, I have learned so much, experienced so much, wrestled so many emotions, have had the opportunity to forge so many long lasting friendships with others who too…

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    How I Thrive With Epilepsy

    I want to thrive. Not just survive. Early this morning, I took a look outside, where our flowers grow. I knelt down and glanced at the cherry red flower pot soaking in the morning sun. Inside this flower pot held…

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    On My Own: Life With Epilepsy

    “Humbled by what I’ve lost. Blessed by all I’ve gained.” – Tiffany Kairos Click To Tweet Life with a diagnosis can change many things. It can change your entire life. For better or challenge you for a time. When I…

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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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    Is Epilepsy A Bully? 5 Things You Can Do To Help

    “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to  be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.” Robert Frost Is epilepsy a bully? It doesn’t discriminate. Epilepsy can affect children, adults, seniors, men and women, people of…

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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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    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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    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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    Trending Epilepsy

      In our world today, Breast Cancer would presumably be one of the top trending conditions in America. By trending, I am referring to breast cancer clothing and accessories, breast cancer fundraising telecasts, walks, flash mobs, parades, commercials, support from professional…

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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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    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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    World Suicide Prevention Day – Rise Above

    “It gets better. It’s hard to believe it right now, but I promise. It gets better.” September 10th is designated as World Suicide Prevention Day. Observed every year, World Suicide Prevention Day, provides worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides, with…