National Epilepsy Awareness Month: Living with a Seizure Disorder

Hey my loves,

November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month! Epilepsy affects approximate 2 million people in the U.S. It is vital to promote diagnosis of this condition in order to alleviate seizures and their impact, improve quality of life, and even prevent death.

In support of everyone who lives and loves a person with epilepsy, I wanted to share my journey about living with a seizure disorder, a journey that started about 13 years ago.

It was a sunny day at school. Another day of junior high enjoying the simple life of officially becoming a teenager. One of my favorite past times in school was running track. I loved running, and I was fast as lightning beating half of my classmates in races that happened during recess. One particular day changed my life drastically. During a race, a weird feeling came over me and I instantly collapsed during the middle…

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