Many people living with Epilepsy are also parents. In this article, I offer suggestions for parenting while managing Epilepsy.
Living with Epilepsy It’s scary, living in fear, living the unknown, not knowing when your next seizure will strike, if it’ll strike again at all. That’s what it’s like, living with an invisible disability. It’s hidden and sometimes, without warning, it can strike. I’ve lived the last 11 years of my life … Read More
On the 31st of May 2015 I received a book written by Dr. Lance Fogan. He had been in touch with me the week before and told me he wanted to send a free, signed copy for me to read. He was inspired to do so after he read about me. I … Read More
This post is part of the Epilepsy Stigma Blog Relay which will run from June 1 through June 30. Follow along and add comments to posts that inspire you! I have always worried about work. Do you need to take time off after a seizure? How long should you take to recover? … Read More
I’m going to be 21 in a few months and generally, Epilepsy aside, I am in a pretty healthy condition. Just recently I was given the all clear for working with Epilepsy. That means I am fit to work even though I still having a seizure every now and then. But that’s … Read More
On Thursday 26th March 2015, I had the incredible opportunity to attend the Young Epilepsy Champion Awards at the London City Hall to represent Living Well With Epilepsy. I write monthly columns for Living Well with Epilepsy and it was an honor to attend the awards on behalf of the founder, Jessica … Read More
Anticonvulsant medication can control seizures in most people with epilepsy, but for about 30% of patients, they either aren’t effective or are intolerable. There are other options to consider in these cases. They include: Epilepsy Surgery, Diet, Nerve stimulation, and Counseling. Option 1: Epilepsy Surgery What is epilepsy surgery? In some cases, … Read More
Recently I have had a lot of questions on my Facebook page about how parents can help their young children with epilepsy and how to keep them calm during an EEG. Parents are often unfamiliar with the test and don’t know how to plan or prepare their child. What is an EEG? … Read More