• Epilepsy

    What Epilepsy Did

    Along my epilepsy journey, I’d come across a profound poem that most know of, titled “What Cancer Cannot Do.” This powerful poem proclaims statements such as, “it cannot silence courage,” “it cannot destroy peace,” “it cannot shatter hope.” This had…

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    I Have Epilepsy and It’s Okay

    When an unfortunate circumstance barges into our lives, by instinct a lot of us are flooded with emotions of panic, worry, anger, frustration, even depression. Swept off of our feet by unpleasant feelings. Taken by the hand, we do the…

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    Miracles Within Epilepsy

    A miracle is defined as: An event that is considered to be the work of God. In looking at the title of my article here, some might be thinking, “What miracles could possibly be extracted from having seizures or being…

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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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    I Looked Back

    Oftentimes, you hear the quote, Don’t look back, you’re not going that way. Which is a wise and honorable quote. However, I’ve learned a few things in looking back. Looking back is good so long as you….Don’t keep your focus…

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    Beyond The Physical Effects: Epilepsy

    Many people that are unfamiliar first-hand with the neurological condition epilepsy, believe that a person who has epilepsy or seizures, solely experience the event, recovers, returns to taking anti-seizure medication(s), perhaps a doctors visit here and there, and life goes…

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    Surge Of Electricity: Epilepsy

    “Everything we do, every thought we’ve ever had, is produced by the human brain. But exactly how it operates remains one of the biggest unsolved mysteries, and it seems the more we probe its secrets, the more surprises we find.”…

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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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    Blessed: My Epilepsy Story

    Blessed. The greatest word to describe how I feel in reflecting about this. Incredibly blessed. I became empowered to advocate for the medical condition that had inflicted my life and the lives of all of the people who love and…

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    It’s Not The End Of My Story

    I remember so vividly. Waiting anxiously in the room with my husband for the doctor to come in to discuss my tests. The ticking of the clock seemed more intense than usual. Like the sound of echoing thunder and I…