• Epilepsy

    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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    When Choosing A Neurologist

    I have lived with epilepsy  for almost seven years, and I have come to the realization that the most important relationships I have had in my life are with God, my family, my husband and my neurologist. I became diagnosed with epilepsy within months…

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    When The Road Turns To Quicksand

    “Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.” – Unknown Over 65 million of us worldwide are living with epilepsy. Depression affects between 30 and 55 percent of us on this very journey of epilepsy. Two-thirds of those dealing with depression do not reach out for…

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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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    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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    Through The Forest Of Side Effects

    Side effects. That big, tall, dark, ferocious, seemingly never ending forest of what to expect the moment you send in the troops, however many times a day your neurologist schedules, to battle back the storm happening inside your mind.  The…

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    Through Your Eyes

    “See with your heart” When I had become diagnosed with epilepsy, as we were just making great strides in our adventure of married life, it knocked the both of us, my husband and I, down pretty hard. Knocking the wind out…

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    Diagnosiversary

    “….Don’t deny the diagnosis; try to defy the verdict…” — Norman Cousins December 11th, 2008. A morning forever etched upon my heart, my mind and soul. Like that of a scar that once inflicted pain. Now, looking back, smiling in…

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    Aura – Brain Sensation

    “The mind is its own place, and in itself Can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.” – John Milton My brain and I have traveled this road seeking a cure for about 6 years now. At times the…

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    Source Of Life: Water

    “We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one.” – Jacques Cousteau Americans seem to carry bottled water everywhere they go these days. In fact, it has become the second most popular drink (behind soft drinks). But water lovers…

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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…