Sometimes the most valuable life lessons can be the most brutal to learn. Emily reminds us why these lessons are worth it in the end.
A few weeks ago staff from My ID Square contacted me about the possibility of reviewing one of their medical ID bracelets-of course, I said yes! My ID Square makes “smart” medical IDs which connect to a powerful online medical profile and alert contacts in an emergency by using a QR code. After … Read More
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
I recently interviewed the co-founders of Life Patch, a non-invasive real-time temperature monitoring system for children with febrile seizures. I learned about this potential new seizure monitor now in development, and how it may be a help to people living with epilepsy. It turns out co-founders, Aaron Goldstein and Collin Hill, heard … Read More
Dan, a reader and a man living with uncontrolled epilepsy, has generously shared his story with us. Below you will find an excerpt: “For the first ten years I was relatively healthy. But the year I turned ten, I contracted viral meningitis. A few months later I was sledding in the park … Read More