For Everyone: The Sun ;)

My life revolves around it. Me- singularly. If I close my eyes… No husband, no child, no job, no… whatever. Music. Any of you relate? There’s a song always for my mood. And I’ll play it- OVER and OVER- til my husband’s shaking his head and pleeeeeading for the repeat button to break. lol It’s... Continue Reading →

Epilepsy Life: Little Fighters Born Into Big Battles- And How They WIN :)

I walked along that street, oblivious to the sweat on my forehead and upper lip, loving the sunshine and the periodic breeze. But what I loved more was watching my son walk with purpose towards every house. Towards every mailbox. Towards wherever he could place one of those purple and white envelopes. He insisted on... Continue Reading →

4 Reasons I’m Thankful for Epilepsy

...there are byproducts of living with this disorder for which I'm grateful and putting them into words reminds me of something we've done on several Thanksgivings at my parents' house. We picked tree leaves and kept them in a basket by the door- at some point before dinner, each person would take one leaf and write something for which he/she was thankful, then we'd go around the dinner table and share our leaf...

Tragedy & Perspective: We RiSE

So this weekend, in fact today, Friday, October 6, my husband and I were supposed to attend The RiSE festival outside of Las Vegas… Something I had been looking forward to for months and months since I purchased our tickets. It's supposed to be a time to come together with music, but most importantly, a message...

Life In Pictures

A new Instagram epilepsy friend recently tagged me in one of her posts and looking at these pictures, now I'm sitting here – in the parking lot of my son's karate class – with tears in my eyes... Yes, they are tears of sadness as I know the journey she's been on as a wife,... Continue Reading →

“Why Not Us?”: The Epilepsy Presence

We were with three other couples, and randomly enough, one of the couples knows someone with epilepsy, another couple (us) has epilepsy, and a third couple's child is currently testing for newly emerging epilepsy… 3 out of the 4 couples somehow touched by Epilepsy. And that's not why we were together... the conversation unexpectedly ended up there.... Continue Reading →

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...

4 Reasons I’m Thankful for Epilepsy

...there are byproducts of living with this disorder for which I'm grateful and putting them into words reminds me of something we've done on several Thanksgivings at my parents' house. We picked tree leaves and kept them in a basket by the door- at some point before dinner, each person would take one leaf and write something for which he/she was thankful, then we'd go around the dinner table and share our leaf...

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