November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month! Many of us were surprised this year when we heard of the celebrity Cameron Boyce, Disney Channel star passed away. His cause of death was due to epilepsy, but specifically SUDEP. Hearing that a person can pass away with Epilepsy is a surprise to many and many people were saddened by his death. Cameron’s parents have since created … Read More Remember National Epilepsy Awareness Month!
A Tragic Loss Over the weekend, many news channels, posts and articles were written, telling us of Disney Channel actor Cameron Boyce’s death from a seizure at age 20! Twenty years old is such a young age to die, and it seems strange I’m sure to many who are unaware of seizures and Epilepsy, that someone can die from having a seizure. Unfortunately, many … Read More Love and Learn
I think of three words to describe living with epilepsy. These three words are: Loneliness, Hurt and Fear. Mostly epilepsy is known as having a seizure disorder. This is true, but epilepsy has many other symptoms and side effects; and even the medicines can have serious side effects. Even when we go through a period of being ” seizure free”, we still have daily … Read More Describing Life With Epilepsy
My purpose for beginning my heartshare blog is two fold. First, I want to encourage those who struggle with chronic health conditions. I have several conditions but the one I am most affected by, is Epilepsy. I want to share my story from the beginning (what I know from others telling me). I hope that each reader can learn more about epilepsy and gain … Read More My Epilepsy Journey
Superbowl LIII (that’s 53 in case roman numerals are not your thing) is here and sports betting is now allowed in many states. I’ve heard of 8 so far! How often do we bet, in our minds, that nothing will happen to us while driving home on Super Bowl Sunday? After all, it’s a fun time to get together with family and/ or friends … Read More My Mind on Super Bowl Sunday!