Cold & Flu Season + Epilepsy

Hello Fall! The seasons have changed so of course that means the weather is forever changing. I know here in Dallas and back home in New Orleans, one day it can be in the 90s and the next day in the 40s. Temperatures drop and go back up so dramatically it takes absolutely nothing to Read More

Epilepsy and Disability: The Silent but Loud Struggle

I used to bite my tongue and hold my breath. Scared to rock the boat and make a mess. So I sat quietly, agreed politely.I guess that I forgot I had a choice, I stood for nothing, so I fell for everything–Katy Perry When you start to feel that epilepsy is taking over your life, Read More

Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover

Have you ever been so lost? Known the way and still so lost? -Katy Perry This will be one of the hardest topics I’ve written about but trust it needs to be done. With the sudden and shocking death of the beloved Robin Williams, it’s only right we discuss the topics of depression and suicide. Read More

Very Inspiring Blogger Award + 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Me

Very Inspiring Blogger Award The Rules: 1. Thank and link the amazing person that nominated you. 2. List the rules and display the award 3. Share seven facts about yourself. 4. Nominate other amazing blogs and comment on their posts to let them know they have been nominated. Let’s switch it up today. Something exciting! Read More

Advocate to Educate

Over the last few weeks countless tweets, Instagram comments and emails have been pouring in stating “I want to advocate more”, “Thank you for being such a great advocate” or “How do I become an advocate for epilepsy?”. I’ve even gotten a few text messages from a close friend with epilepsy stating she sucks at Read More

Stress and Seizures – This Too Shall Pass

Sometimes the fear is so loud in my head, that I can barely hear what God says. Then I hear a whisper that this too shall pass. My ancestors whisper that this day one day will be the past. So I walk in faith that this too shall pass.-India.Arie My famous phrase Oh-Em-Gee! I know Read More

By the Grace of God…

A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed-Proverbs 11:25 I have never been this “spiritual” person. If thats what you would like to call it. I’ve always questioned God, especially when it came to my epilepsy. “Why me?” just like most people when something bad happens. I spoke in my previous blog Read More

Summer is Coming! Beware of Seizures!

What a longggg winter we had! Being from New Orleans I was NOT used to this crazy snow and ice here in Dallas this past winter. We literally stayed in the teens and 20s from December to almost March!! Talk about a royal pain. This week at work for our monthly meeting, I was asked Read More

The Frustrating Side of Epilepsy

I could go crazy wearing this “S” all day across my chest all day …I can’t be super all the time. -Chrisette Michele I am usually the motivator, the one my friends and some fam come to for advice. To be that voice of reason, or to give them that cut throat, no bs advice Read More

Find Your Happiness

You who are young, be happy while you are young, and let your heart give you joy in the days of your youth. Follow the ways of your heart and whatever your eyes see, but remember you must give an account to God for everything you do. -Ecclesiastes 11:9 On March 22, 2014, I joined Read More