A National Walk for Epilepsy Thank You

This past weekend was the National Walk for Epilepsy in Washington, D.C., and it was a great one! It’s wonderful being surrounded by people who fight for a better tomorrow for those living with epilepsy. Being an epilepsy survivor, this event means so much to me. This eFight is a difficult one, and, at times, it seems impossible to go on.Continue reading “A National Walk for Epilepsy Thank You”

Unite and Wear Purple

For the past couple of months, I’ve been preparing myself for the National Walk for Epilepsy in DC. As I made my daily walk the other day, I realized the amount of progress I’ve made since surgery. Fifteen months ago, brain surgery had left my body weak. It was impossible to make it from my bedroom to the livingContinue reading “Unite and Wear Purple”

Purple Day for Epilepsy 2015

Tomorrow is Purple Day – Epilepsy Awareness Day! People around the world are encouraged to wear purple to raise awareness about epilepsy and support those who live with it daily. I’ll be wearing my very best purple. Will you wear it with me, too? For more information about epilepsy and seizures, here are some helpful links.Continue reading “Purple Day for Epilepsy 2015”

It’s a game of the temporal lobe

My brain had always been training in the form of brain aerobics. It’s neurons spiraling into a frenzy, hardly left any time for rest. Brain aerobics isn’t fun, but choosing to create your own movements is very nice. As epilepsy has come to a close and mine has resumed, there is only one place I’d like to put thatContinue reading “It’s a game of the temporal lobe”

Fine Lines…

I know there is a fine line between what should and shouldn’t be said. While some may take matters seriously, others can find humor in the most unpleasant of circumstances. After I let go of the denial and anger of my diagnosis, I decided to take a step back and view my condition in a more lighthearted way. IfContinue reading “Fine Lines…”

A Purple Support System

I’m a believer in that the smallest things can make a difference. A dash of purple on a bracelet, a purple rose on a keychain and a note written with purple ink are wonderful gestures. These are but a few of the many things I’ve seen today. These little symbols remind me that I’m notContinue reading “A Purple Support System”