Traveling with epi

Travelling with epilepsy

Travelling with epilepsy Summer is coming so what traveling tips are there when you want to go away and have Epilepsy? It can be a challenge traveling with epilepsy. In this era of heightened security and suspicion, a seizure may be mistaken for an aggressive act. In addition, just the…

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Im A Person Too (Poem)

Im A Person Too (Poem)   In the shadows of day and night,                                                                          …

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Guess the name of the bunny with Warwick Lodge Dental

Guess the name of the bunny with Warwick Lodge Dental Warwick Lodge Dental and Implant Centre have a giant bunny patient in the waiting room this Easter season. The patients who go down to Warwick Lodge are sure to have a big surprise as they find themselves sharing the waiting…

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STOP & SMELL THE ROSES

Throughout our childhood, there is a strong focus on being the best at everything. mostley this comes from our parents and peers who although they only mean to encourage, they create this thing where a person feels they need to be the best in sports – being picked first and…

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The Culsana Anti-Suffocation Pillow

Review of the Culsana Easy Breathe Pillow     The difficulties with having epilepsy is that if the seizures are not controlled, they can happen anytime and anywhere. This includes in sleep for many individuals, which brings with it a whole new set of problems such as suffocation from pillows…

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Tonight I Went to A Group

Tonight I went to a group Not the anything like a “epilepsy group” or a “writing group” but a musical type of group. I was nervous but excited but when I got there I had a amazing time. I knew however that I had this secret, this beast of a…

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Living & facing the stigmas of Epilepsy

Living and facing the stigmas of Epilepsy Facing Epilepsy stigmas head on is the best way to rise above the misinformation hovering around the condition, that I and many others have. It is like a dark stormy cloud above us. Beastly myths have been around for centuries about what epilepsy is and…

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My Label

My Label A medical bracelet or pendant is a little metal disc, that encloses information and labels the wearer. If you look  you will see i sometimes wear a pendant. I used to wear a bracelet but it got in the way alot and it was easier for people to…

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#Throwback Reg E Mental

Reflecting upon Reg E Mental  #Throwbackthursday    #Throwback   #Reflections   #Reflection When I founded Team Jo Epilepsy Foundation I never thought I would have got this far or that it would have turned out as amazing as this journey has taken me on. The first part of this was when I…

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New Year 2016

New Year 2016 The yearly reset button is upon us again, allowing you to change whatever you like. It’s an opportunity to reinvent ourselves but only if you have the strength to keep moving forward.  It’s one thing to sit down and create a long list of New Year’s resolutions,…