Over four years ago, my dear friend, Epilepsy, decided to repay me a visit.
If you're from Texas or have heard the news, you'll know last week's winter storm shut down the Lone Star state.
The second Monday in February is International Epilepsy Day. More than 130 countries are coming together to spread epilepsy awareness. I encourage you to join this global effort by promoting awareness and sharing why epilepsy is more than just seizures. To kick it off, here is mine! Epilepsy is more than just worrying when the … Continue reading International Epilepsy Day 2021
Stress. It's a six-letter word that can cause a great deal of damage. For most of last year, it was something that encompassed my life. I was stretched thin at work. I felt exhausted, but somehow I couldn't sleep. The lack of rest gave me headaches and made me feel dizzy all the time. I … Continue reading Monday Reflections: Taking a leap of faith
I awoke this morning a lot earlier than I usually do. Despite my bed inviting me back to sleep, I had to fight the urge to close my eyes. The time for my two-year MRI scan and neurosurgery check-up was here, and I needed to make my way to the hospital. I’m not particularly fond … Continue reading Neurosurgery Graduation Day!!!
She's amiable and pleasant, a vibrant smile always on her face.She's friendly in conversation, just laughs and jokes around.She's all around cheerful, and she's so undeniably happy. All signs show no indication of sadness or anger.From the outside, everything seems more than okay.But, what's on the surface is a perfectly curated facade. She smiles widely, … Continue reading Monday Reflections: Hidden Turmoil
I miss the warm morning rays.I miss the cool winter breeze.I miss the glorious views.About you, I miss everything.Will I see you again? Only time will tell. But, until then, I’ll hold onto your dreamy memory.
A bird perched outside our window sill sings its lovely morning song. The light winter breeze rustles some leaves and creates a swishing sound. Everything feels as it should with no indication something could go wrong. But, the day was deceiving, and we couldn't foresee the news that came around. The doctors said you tried … Continue reading Monday Reflections: Blue Morning
Over the years, I've let this blog sort of wither. If I'm not in full gear, the engine is usually turned off. And, it really is time for a tune up! Although I could blame work, responsibilities, and, at times, poor health as reasons why, I simply can't. Life does have a way of changing … Continue reading 2021 Blog Goals
Photo by Christophe Dion on Unsplash On a screen filled with pink and purple hues, white lines resembling brain waves merged to form the profile view of a person. A sweet and lively melody accompanied the image, and I waited patiently in excitement for the 2020 Epilepsy Pipeline Community Day to begin this past Saturday morning. Jon … Continue reading News from the pipeline: 2020 Epilepsy Community Day