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June 2018

Epilepsy Blog Relay

 

Living Well With Epilepsy’s Epilepsy Blog Relay™ is an epilepsy awareness movement designed to maximize collaboration and eliminate stigma.

The concept is simple. 30 bloggers each take one day of the month to post either on their own blog or on Living Well With Epilepsy. Every story is on some aspect of life with epilepsy. In each post, participating bloggers acknowledge the blog relay with a link back to Living Well With Epilepsy and to promote the next day’s post.

Look for my new blog post on 6/8/2018!!!

View a full list of participants here June 2018 Epilepsy Blog Relay Participants

Featured Articles 

TheMighty

In late December 2016, Whit’s blog “Why I Started Speaking Up about My Epilepsy” was featured on The Mighty website. The Mighty believes in publishing real stories by real people facing real challenges. They firmly believe that having a disability or disease doesn’t have to be isolating. This is a community we can get behind!

Check out the article here Why I Started Speaking Up About My Epilepsy

Healthsparq

This January, Whit collaborated with Healthsparq for their #whatthehealthcare campaign. At HealthSparq, their mission is “helping people make smarter health care choices”. People sometimes feel as if they don’t always have choices in health care. They are, more often than not, victims of the system. #whatthehealthcare is for all of us who have had a ridiculous, frustrating, absurd, illogical, funny, or choice-less experience in health care.  Whit discusses how doctors and providers can effectively understand their patients, and not make them feel as if their illness or concerns are invalid. We have a choice!

Check out the article here 3 Tips to Better Understand Your Patient

 

Interview for Lifescript.com


lifescript

Lifescript.com is a website dedicated to women’s health. The site inspires women to be proactive about their health (and lives) and helps them build a support network of experts and other users.

I was contacted by a journalist who contributes to Lifescript, for an interview about my life with epilepsy, catamenial seizures and Changing Focus. The article is titled “No Hormonal Fluctuations, No Epilepsy Seizures”. You can also find a link to my Women, Hormones..Seizures?! blog inside the article.

Here’s the link below to get you on over to the article!
Click me! “No Hormonal Fluctuations, No Epilepsy Seizures”

Check back often for all things Changing Focus!

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