As someone who has survived the fourth trimester, postpartum depression, and pre-eclampsia, I’m happy to share tips that will help during this stressful time.
Dear Mum, You were there to hold my hand on my way to the first of many tests for Epilepsy diagnosis. The one who smiled at me with so much love to ease my fears through the old door window as I lay there all wired up to the EEG. You laughed … Read More
Reflecting on my life with epilepsy, I remember the medications and how they made me feel, the hospital stays, and the many, many doctor appointments. This Mother’s Day, it’s time for a special thanks to my mom who was there through it all. Looking back on the early days When I … Read More
When my seizures returned after 10 years, I realized who I wanted to be by my side as my partner for the rest of my life. My epilepsy had put that into stark relief. My seizures helped me realize just how important it is to have people who love and support you when dealing with a condition like epilepsy.
Sara’s Story: Getting around without a car (with kids!)
If someone had told me a year ago that in 12 months we would be doing most of our daily traveling by electric bike, I would have laughed. I live in Portland, and have a 3-year-old and a 5-year-old. It rains here for about 5 months out of the year. But, it happened.