The Ride: Family & The Epilepsy Theme-Park

With any change in life, the one constant affected is mood. Our feelings- joy and heartache, confidence and uncertainty, optimism and defeat. It’s a rollercoaster. Some experience a Disneyland sort of ride… long and winding with a few jerks and bumps. While others hold on for Magic Mountain…

The Life of Chewbie (our fish)

I thought it was the perfect bonding moment– Nolan and I at the OC fair; his first time – and we "won" a goldfish. Obviously, I expected this since it’s basically happened from the beginning of time. Every single fair insists on blessing each visitor with a fish.

My “#2”: Choices of Motherhood & Epilepsy

Number 2. No, not THAT number 2 ;) but a second baby. When my husband and I had our first, we said we’d try again when Nolan turned a year old. Here we are, D-day, and I can’t “pull the trigger." One, I don’t know how I’ll be able to love another one as much... Continue Reading →

Epilepsy and Pregnancy: “My Little Man & I”

(Know that I realize I’m very fortunate to be able to go through a pregnancy and these are my experiences/thoughts. Everyone is different.) They say a baby will shake up your life and my little man did just that- in more ways than one :) I always knew it would be a possibility that even before... Continue Reading →

The Thread 2: How We’re All Connected

I wrote something called “The Thread” a while ago, and I was reminded of it last night before I went to bed. I was perusing Facebook (the world’s largest time suck) and reviewing the day’s news feed. I came across “Prayers for Kylie,” a page I religiously look for as it follows the journey of a... Continue Reading →

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