How and when did epilepsy first touch my life? What difference does epilepsy make for me, my family, friends and community?
I was first diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 10, almost 41 years ago…gran mal seizures. I have been so fortunate that I have been seizure free for over 30 years. Still on medication and still dealing with all the side…[Read more]
My perfectly healthy, extremely athletic son Dezmond’s first seizure was at the age of 15 on June 25, 2010 in the back seat of a car north of Santa Fe, about an hour and a half away from where I was in Albuquerque […]
Seems like just yesterday Bailey was 18 months old..we were at Shands hospital after our very first Tonic-clonic “grand mal” seizure that lasted over 4 1/2 min from the time I saw it! (I was driving and she was […]
My story of strength is a story of my dad.
His name was Rex. He was the best dad anyone could ever ask for. I was his first born child and his only daughter. Needless to say. I was Daddy’s Little Girl!!!! This is […]
My names Amanda, and I’m 20 years old and a Junior in college.
I was diagnosed at age 7 and have been battling Epilepsy for now almost 14 long years. I have been hospitalized many times. Not only do I have […]
Epilepsy is a war that I have been fighting for years. I feel lately as though I am fighting an invisible brain ninja. I really don’t like to talk about having seizures, but I have to. I have a job, a family and a […]