Epilepsy Blog Relay: Epilepsy isn’t my only story

Recently, someone asked me to talk to a small group. I wanted to choose a story that is inspiring, something that would relate to these young adults, and something that would stick with them as they started a new journey. I couldn’t help but wonder: is epilepsy my only story? Is this how people identify me…as the girl with epilepsy who ended up doing well in life, despite doctors telling me I may not?

Loss from Epilepsy: Traditions can be altered

Our world revolved around seizures; therefore, many of our family “traditions” were altered.  Epilepsy wasn’t an “if” it was a “when”, “where” and “how” in our lives.  This was magnified on holidays and events through the stages of Clayton’s journey, especially when he was first hospitalized.  As time progressed, though, we learned … Read More