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Back to Basics: What is Epilepsy?

Hearing the phrase “You have Epilepsy” can be one of the scariest things anyone can hear, but I promise you can have a meaningful, fulfilling life just by being informed. Be your own best advocate!

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How Television Portrays Epilepsy

This post is part of the Epilepsy Blog Relay™ which will run from June 1 through June 30. Follow along and add comments to posts that inspire you! Every time I hear the word “seizure” during a television show I automatically start to cringe. How will it be displayed this time? Will it be a Read More

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How My Fitness Wearable Helped Me Take Control of Nocturnal Seizures

This post is part of the Epilepsy Blog Relay™ which will run from March 1 through March 31. Follow along and add comments to posts that inspire you! Yes, my lovies I am back gracing the net again. If this is your first trip to my little corner then welcome. I’ve been away for a Read More

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Women, Hormones..Seizures?!

Cramps, seizures, fatigue, cravings for Twix, a root beer (ok maybe that’s just me) and pimples are sure signs my not so friendly friend is coming. Yes, I said seizures! If you didn’t know, a change in your hormones can definitely be a major trigger for seizures in women. These types of seizures are known Read More

The Journey Continues…

I can quote Forrest Gump all day long and that statement explains the last few months of my life perfectly. It has been filled with so many twist and turns. Some unimaginable events, some things I tried to prepare myself for but still was not ready for. Life has just been crazy. In the midst Read More

Beyond the Epilepsy Stigmas

This post is part of the Epilepsy Stigma Blog Relay which will run from June 1 through June 30. Follow along and add comments to posts that inspire you! Since seizures had a name and epilepsy was a known diagnosis, stigmas were attached. Epilepsy Stigmas are one of the toughest barriers to breakthrough. Society often Read More

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Do They Really Understand My Epilepsy?

  In life, we often go through things and look to others that shared similar situations, for support. We want someone who can say “hey, that happened to me too, or I understand because I’ve been there” and really mean it. We look for empathy not just sympathy in a sense. When it comes to seeing Read More

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Why Epilepsy? My Journey to Advocacy

For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to your royal position for such a time as this?” (‭Esther‬ ‭4‬:‭14‬ NIV) Oh-Em-Gee!!! 2015 has started out to be Read More

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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