Dear Little One: I Know Epilepsy too…

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.

The Sustenance of Hope: Epilepsy Awareness Month

“You cannot live on an anecdote, but you can live on hope. We can always have hope. We must always have hope.” -Dr. Jack Lin These are the words of my doctor as we discussed my new medication. He’d just finished explaining the success he’s found with other patients using this very new and relatively... Continue Reading →

EEGs & Poppin’ Champagne: Why Be Right When You Can Be Wrong?

“Man, you look sexy! Hop in hot stuff!” (My husband picking me up) “That’s a cool hat Mom.” (My son after careful examination) “We’ll do the lip and sides of the fire pit tomorrow.” (The landscaper looking away awkwardly. Poor guy  lol) And my neighbors slooooooooowly driving by checking out the show when my husband dropped me off at home. All first, varied reactions to my EEG get-up. I must admit I look pretty funny and I’d never guess what these wires and weird netting are for if I wasn’t in this situation. I feel grateful today though.

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