Living Well With Epilepsy Writers

The Living Well With Epilepsy™ team is redefining what it means to live well with epilepsy. Together this team of strong women provide the latest epilepsy information, including: news, style, fitness, and healthcare updates and personal stories, to our dedicated and influential readers around the world.

Jessica Keenan Smith, Founder

As Founder of Living Well With Epilepsy, Jessica brings a unique perspective to this leading epilepsy blog. She was diagnosed with epilepsy as a teen, after … Read More

Emily Donoghue, Writer

Emily’s Perspective is a snapshot of what life is like for a young woman living with Epilepsy and seizures. I was diagnosed with Epilepsy during my last … Read More

Leila Zorzie, Writer

Leila’s Ideas focuses on stigma and epilepsy by blending social perspectives with her own experience.  Leila is a 20-something whose hobbies include dancing, trying new restaurants, … Read More

Maureen Knorr, Writer

Traveling with Epilepsy is a sometimes fun, sometimes scary, authentic look at what worldwide travel is really like when you live with epilepsy. Maureen Knorr has … Read More

Abby Gustus-Alford, Writer

Abby Gustus Alford was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 12 after having multiple grand mal seizures over a six-month period.  With a B.A. in … Read More

Rachel Ehrhardt, Writer

I come from a family of four and three of us each have a different form of Epilepsy. I started my advocacy life at sixteen being … Read More

Writers around the World