seizures

There is a reason we are here, just not sure yet why.

By |January 10th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

Have you ever wondered why you go through certain things in your life? Why you may suffer from events, diseases, or whatever you have gone through? Yeah, me too. As I have reached my fourth decade of life I look back and take accountability of the things that have gotten me here. I look […]

Originally posted 2014-05-01 16:47:33.

Wireless pacemaker

By |January 7th, 2019|Family|0 Comments

In order to find new and better ways to treat neurological diseases, scientists have created a wireless ‘pacemaker for the brain’ that monitors brain’s activity and stimulates electric currents simultaneously.

Researchers at University of California, Berkeley, have created a device called WAND that works like a ‘pacemaker for the brain’, as they call it. The […]

Dusty’s Letter to Danny Did Foundation

By |December 31st, 2018|Family|0 Comments

Dusty wanted to thank them for sending us the monitor to help his mom, dad, and sister help him.

Originally posted 2014-04-16 00:27:41.

Seizures and what you did or did not know

By |December 29th, 2018|Family|0 Comments

My son had his first seizure at two weeks old. The foster parent called it ”tremors”. He was diagnosed within his first two years after extensive testing. They could not figure out what all was wrong. Between him getting so sick so often and the seizures we frequented Duke Hospital in Durham NC. He […]

Originally posted 2014-04-15 22:05:01.

Nightwatch

By |December 29th, 2018|Family|0 Comments

The high-tech armband that could prevent night-time epilepsy deaths

The gadget, called NightWatch, could reduce the number of lives lost to SUDEPStands for Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy, which usually occurs at night Around 600,000 people in the UK have epilepsy — that’s around 1 in 103 people

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-6481301/Would-wear-arm-band-prevent-night-time-epilepsy-deaths.

Some of the early years

By |December 19th, 2018|Family|0 Comments

Listening to the not-so-good advice of my biological father I put my son up for adoption when I had him. On the 3rd day at the hospital I went one way and watched as he went with the foster care/social services worker. I cried thinking at the same time it would be the best […]

Originally posted 2014-03-19 15:24:53.

The beginning of the toxic relationship

By |December 13th, 2018|Family|6 Comments

It was 1992, I was working at Pizza Hut as a waitress and living with a couple who took me in. I met her after committing myself to a mental hospital after being raped by an ex-boyfriends uncle who I thought I could trust. He kept me locked up in the bedroom for weeks. […]

Originally posted 2014-03-18 20:58:28.

An invitation to our lives

By |December 11th, 2018|Family|3 Comments

So here it is. The start, the beginning. Although I am a bit unsure how to do this so bear with me. I have been told on several occasions that I ought to ”write a book” about our lives. I am not beyond sharing our story I just don’t want the ”wrong” attention. You […]

Originally posted 2014-03-18 17:34:02.

Drug Resistant Epilepsy

By |November 10th, 2018|Family|1 Comment

https://health.usnews.com/health-care/patient-advice/articles/2018-10-11/what-are-the-treatment-options-for-drug-resistant-epilepsy

The fight against a virus

By |November 9th, 2018|Family|0 Comments

As we all have seen in the news the zika virus has spread across many states in the US. To my knowledge there has only been a few confirmed positive with the virus. Since the virus itself has varying symptoms and affects on each individual I needed to find a way to try and […]

Originally posted 2016-05-31 20:51:51.

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