Epilepsy Blog Relay: “Riser”

Maybe you’re new to Epilepsy and in that case, one of my usual posts depicting daily life or the continual struggles/side effects would be most helpful. However, today is short and sweet for once. I welcome the newbies but I’m talking to the “old timers,” whether Epileptic yourself or a caregiver...

“Living w/ Epilepsy” UCI video ft. Megan Davis

Here's the video we played at the rollout of Orange County's Care+Cure program at the gala. UCI did a wonderful job and for those of you that don't "know me" very well, this might help! :) SO proud and privileged to be able to represent the Epilepsy community in spreading awareness. I am surrounded by so … Continue reading “Living w/ Epilepsy” UCI video ft. Megan Davis

Dear Little One: I Know You…

I didn't need to see it. See them. I'd already lived it, or at least my own version. Because if anything, I've learned we're all different, but not in the pain. That we share as deeply as two strangers who have never met but live in the same body, can.

Date Night: Public Dinners & Private Battles

it was just a bunch of words flittering around me as I twitched and floated in my own space. Nobody noticed anything but I felt it all descend upon me. The black around me, overwhelming background noise and my inability to form coherent sentences. I wished it away. As always… But it's not something you can ever wish away. And that's what made me hate it most in that moment.

Sunshine & Rain: Mommy Memories

I thought I heard the rain again. It’s pitch black and I don’t remember the forecast predicting anything other than 60s but it’s raining. The light clapping sound on my roof and the slapping off my backyard concrete, proof. So I decided to bring my trusty laptop outside and talk to you. 😊