December 1, 2019

Dear Mom and Dad,

I wanted to take a little time today (this blog) to thank you for all you’ve done for me throughout my epilepsy battle. You two have truly made it an easier path for me from day one, and I can’t thank you enough for it. I know there will be plenty of m...

November 12, 2019

Okay, you’re probably sick of me saying how epilepsy is such a wild roller coaster ride, but hey, it’s the truth. What comes with having epilepsy is that beautiful purple ribbon. It resembles all that we go through, from our first seizure to finding those supportive fr...

October 30, 2019

I’ve spent plenty of time at the golf course throughout my years. From playing a round with my dad to high school matches, the list goes on and on. I obviously had plenty of good times and a few bad ones as well. Not in a million years would I have expected for a life-...

October 23, 2019

It was a normal summer night in Ohio; weather was warm and the Indians were playing downtown. However, for me it was a bit different. I spent the early morning getting a bunch of tests, and blood work in the afternoon done preparing for the next day. Parties were going...

October 19, 2019

Did you know that there’s 25 different epilepsy medications? Vimpat, Onfi, Fycompa, just to name a few. What about those terms SEEG and VEEG? Did you have any idea what they meant before or early on in your epilepsy journey? I mean technology sure has come a long way r...

October 16, 2019

We can all agree there’s no perfect way to prepare for hearing the words “you have epilepsy.” We don’t know what lies ahead for us, or how many people will be affected by it. Epilepsy is a long roller coaster ride that tests us both mentally and physically. I was lucky...

September 22, 2019

Throughout our long epilepsy roller coaster ride, we experience things not many will. We develop mental and physical toughness that not only will help us fight our epilepsy, but will stay with us through other events in our lifetime. People may think epilepsy defines u...

September 7, 2019

This week has brought so many different emotions to me regarding epilepsy awareness it’s kind of crazy. However, when I was receiving all this amazing news and doing interviews I began to reflect on my past. I currently carry this reputation of being inspirational and...

August 22, 2019

Epilepsy, like anything in life comes with challenges. It's how you manage those challenges that will shape you for success moving forward. Aly, an epilepsy warrior has taught me so much in a little amount of time on shaping negatives into positives. Epilepsy may suck,...

August 16, 2019

Not many people get the chance to take a ride on our epilepsy roller coaster. This epilepsy roller coaster tests us both mentally and physically on a daily basis. It provides us with the strength we need to inspire others around us. While everyone may have different wa...

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