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How it Gets Better

I don’t want to lie to anyone.  Yes, I fell in love with my wife at first sight (which I did NOT believe in before), but I firmly believe that there is someone out there for everyone, whether it be a partner, a lover, a family or a community.  231 more words


How the Lightning Began

Tomorrow is my son’s birthday.

Or rather, it should have been.

Almost 15 years ago, I was not so happily married to a man who became physically abusive within a few days of our beautiful wedding.  835 more words


Falling down the rabbit hole...

Who remembers their first time?  For most people saying that question they would be referring to something else.  When you have epilepsy it is a whole different story.  345 more words


E is for Epilepsy: Good News, Less Good News, and Adjustments

A few weeks ago, we saw Jake’s neurologist for test results from his latest EEG.  Because I didn’t post about the EEG and since Jake is super cute, I’ll walk you through the EEG first. 1,158 more words

Adventures In Medicine

Tramadol Reaction

So this post is meant to inform anyone interested in my reaction to the pain medication tramadol. I should have never been prescribed this medication, let alone twice! 830 more words


It’s easy to let self pity invade your mind, especially when you have a medical condition that limits you. It’s easy to say “poor me I can’t be normal like everyone else”. 283 more words


I hate seizures so much

Such a sad week, Conner’s seizures have become worse. He now is having 3-5, 1-2 minutes grand mals 70-100 infantile spasms a day. He desaturated during his grand mals, and is now foaming at the mouth with these ones. 64 more words

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