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Self-care is crucial to those with epilepsy

Dr. Marc Loundy Dr. Marc Loundy Epileptic self-care is very important in comprehensive epilepsy management. Self-care encompasses a range of skills and behaviors that ... continue reading

Partners and Friends

Bruce Chapnick, Pekka Rintala and Sandi Chapnick By Christine Rintala, Epi USAI received a call from the most sorely missed Bruce Chapnick from JoshProvides ... continue reading

The Value of Support

Conrad, Erin and Madison By Erin HurterEpilepsy entered my life abruptly.My daughter, Madison, was 17 when she had, what I later found out, was ... continue reading

It Takes a Village

Left to right, Blake, Vanessa, Denise, Summer and Ryan Foster By Denise Foster If you are reading this blog, I imagine we already have ... continue reading

Achieving My Goals

Cynthia Fabian By Cynthia Fabian “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” Nelson MandelaWhen you think of goals, the first thing you think of ... continue reading

A Path Towards Healing

By Dan Bailey Hello. My name is Dan, and I live in Oro Valley, Arizona. I have been asked to share something about my journey ... continue reading

Honored to call him our son

Brad McClaugherty By Vera McClaugherty Back around 2012, I shared with a colleague that my son had recently been diagnosed with epilepsy. Prior to ... continue reading

The Right Path

James and Lisa Wilmeth with son James and Duke By Lisa WilmethHi I’m Lisa! Nine years ago, at age 39, I was diagnosed with epilepsy. I ... continue reading

Ryan’s Prayer for a Cure

Ryan’s support system – Brother Spencer, Grandma Barbara, Mom Andrea, Ryan and Dad Jay by Andrea Johnston When I was asked to write this ... continue reading

A SAMi for Sam

The Hill Family: Mark, Diane, Reid, Sam and Madeleine This touching letter was sent by Mark Hill (Sam’s father) and Diane Hill (Sam’s grandmother), to thank JoshProvides for a ... continue reading