Take the Purple Pledge

Purple Day in Kenya Have anything purple in your closet? No? Then you may want to start to think creatively because Purple Day is just around the corner. Purple Day, March 26, 2012, is an international grassroots effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide. History of Purple DayOn March 26th each … Read More

Candlelight Concert for Epilepsy

Eric Miller’s wife, Carolina, was 25 years old when she passed away in August 2011 as a result of SUDEP. Since her passing last summer, Eric has been working on The Candlelight Concert for Epilepsy, which will honor those that have been lost to SUDEP and those that continue the daily struggle … Read More

Video chat with Epilepsy bloggers

This week Living Well With Epilepsy hosted a Google+ Hangout with some amazing people.  The video chat gave me the chance to talk face-to-face with other folks actively involved in getting the word out about epilepsy. From across the countryThe group consisted of bloggers, artists, people with epilepsy, parents, writers, videographers, and … Read More

It’s time for the Shorty Awards again.

If you are on twitter and are looking for a way to speak out for a cure, here’s a quick and easy way. Tweet a nomination for a Shorty Award. How does it work? Nominations are made by sending a tweet, whether it’s through the Shorty Award site or on Twitter. To Nominate … Read More

Best news on epilepsy from 2011

There were some great stories on epilepsy that we shouldn’t forget before running headlong into 2012. These include a major genetic discovery, the surprise that Emily Dickinson had epilepsy, J&J’s decision to leave smelly meds on the their production line, and evidence that UCB wants to hear from people with epilepsy.  Research … Read More

Epilepsy 101

When people don’t have the basic facts that’s when myths tend to fill in the blanks. So here is epilepsy in a nutshell: What is Epilepsy?Epilepsy is a chronic neurologic disorder with many possible causes. Anything that disturbs the normal pattern of neuron activity – from illness to brain damage to abnormal … Read More

Thanks for adding the Epilepsy Awareness button

During November the following sites added the Epilepsy Awareness button to their site. Thanks for speaking out. Sites that Speak Out http://livingwithepilepsy.biz http://www.luvnlambertlife.com http://www.shakenbutnotbeaten.com/ https://www.facebook.com/InHeatTanninghttp://facebook.com/mamalue If you added the button and we didn’t recognize your site. Comment below so we can thank you for speaking out. Want to grab the button? The … Read More

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