Lessons in the (Epilepsy) Force

If you don’t know already, Star Wars is one of my favorite things. So, this is a new series of posts on how I apply the Force, the Jedi, androids, etc. in my epilepsy journey.

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Star Wars (Epilepsy) Lesson #1

Impossible to see, the future is. – Yoda Twelve years ago, I was headed to University Medical Center Brackenridge in Austin, Texas to check-in for my first ever EMU (Epilepsy Monitoring Unit) stay. For the next few days, doctors would use video-electroencephalogram (EEG) monitoring technology to monitor my brain activity. The end goal — evaluateContinue reading “Star Wars (Epilepsy) Lesson #1”

Epilepsy Resources

What is epilepsy, and what are seizures?

I just got diagnosed with epilepsy, what should I do?

Epilepsy is more than just seizures, and there is a lot of information to learn about this neurological disorder. When I first started my epilepsy journey, it was a very confusing and frustrating time. There were a lot of things I didn’t know or understand.

After some research, I learned there are many resources available to help you find the information and help you need. To get you started, here are links to places that helped me at the beginning and some I found along the way.


This blog is dedicated to supporting every person living with epilepsy. It is about spreading epilepsy awareness, and chronicling my journey with epilepsy.