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Epilepsy Blog Relay™: Week 1 Recap

Week 1: Epilepsy in Everyday Life

This week Living Well With Epilepsy launched another Epilepsy Blog Relay™ to mark the first week of Epilepsy Awareness Month. In fact, throughout the entire month of November, 30 bloggers will be writing about epilepsy.

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Thank you to Founding Sponsor, Sunovion, of the November 2015 Epilepsy Blog Relay™.

Here’s a recap in case you missed any of this week’s posts.

Day 1

Epilepsy Blog Relay™: They Say You Can’t Skydive

No biking without parental supervision, no swimming without lifeguard supervision, and all adventure sports are completely out of the question!…

Site: livingwellwithepilepsy.com

Day 2

The Dichotomy of Struggling Versus Suffering

Today I want to talk about the dichotomy of struggling with Epilepsy versus suffering with it. When I think about it, when you say that you struggle with Epilepsy, you make yourself the protagonist of your own life.…

Site: sitagaia.wordpress.com/

Day 3

Here is a basic example of an ‘everyday’ school morning. Throughout the day, I can guarantee at least another 20 repeats or variations of ‘yes I’m fine’,…

Site: Stayingrosie.wordpress.com

Day 4

Living Happier with Epilepsy: My Husband, Epilepsy and Me

What does epilepsy have to do with Living Happier you might be asking?  Well, my husband has had active epilepsy since he was eight years old. It is a regular part of our lives and something we deal with on a daily basis…

Site: live-happier.com

Day 5

Living with Epilepsy Stigma

The past few years since my diagnosis, my friends and family have been trying to keep me from things I am capable of doing. They think it is too much of a risk for me to do things like go swimming in the ocean, be alone for extended periods of time, or exercise alone…

Site: girlswithnerve.com/

Day 6

Epilepsy Blog Relay™: The Healthy Track to Juggling Life 24/7, 365

There are too many mornings that I wake up and think about how I manage to get EVERYTHING I do done within the day.  Like many women I wear multiple hats … wife, mother, student, teacher, cook, therapist, nurse, event planner, receptionist, I can go on and on…

Site: liveoutloud4epilepsy.org

Day 7

What a difference a year can make!

The next thing I knew, I was laying on the floor of my kitchen, with my husband looking over me, pressing something to my head with an expression of fear and panic on his face that I’d never seen before…

Site: http://Anthrosuit.blogspot.com

Follow the Epilepsy Blog Relay™

Don’t miss a single post. Follow along with the Epilepsy Blog Relay Schedule or get updates on Twitter and Facebook.

Participate in the #LivingWellChat

On November 30 at 7pm ET we will have a Twitter Chat using the hashtag #livingwellchat to close out the month full of epilepsy awareness. Add it to your calendar and watch for more information on the chat including instructions for anyone new to twitter chats.

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