Maureen’s Story: I wanted to highlight a few epilepsy advancements I witnessed on my travels in Mahenge, Tanzania.
Over 20 years ago, I told my neurologist that before menstruation, my number of seizures increased. I had never been told (or read) my monthly cycle could be a trigger, but my gut feeling said it was. My doctor assured me that menstruation was not a trigger and the increase in my … Read More
This post is part of the Epilepsy Blog Relay™ which will run from November 1 through November 30, 2016. Follow along! Maureen’s Story In July, I went through the most fulfilling and rewarding experience of my life. All mothers out there know the experience. My beautiful daughter, Samantha, was born on July 16th, … Read More
After college I moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina to teach English. The thought of being tethered to my neurologist and pharmacy drove me insane! Being told that I couldn’t travel alone simply inspired me to do so! The fact is, having epilepsy means you have a higher risk of early death, which for me translates to “experience what life has to offer, right now!”