Posts tagged "epilepsy"

Jerry Kill and his new purpose

Many who know me know that I don’t follow football, much less college football, nor do I know the players’ names, much less the coaches. But now, thanks to epilepsy, I do  know who University of Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill is. Like my own 14-year-old daughter,  Abby, Jerry Kill has epilepsy. He  has recently... Read more »

Writers write

Well today has been two weeks and three days since Abby’s last seizure. One month since her first two. We have since taken her off of one medicine, Keppra and have her on a new, stronger anti-epileptic drug, Trileptal. We appreciate each and every moment she is living her life, laughing, singing, dancing. We even... Read more »

What I'd give .....

Here is what I no longer have. A flat stomach. Shapely, muscle toned thighs and cute booty. Thick, long “big” hair. Tight, wrinkle-free skin on my face. Energy. Energy. Energy. Memory. Good, long night’s sleep. Worry-free days. Worry-free nights. Sense that my Abby is safe and sound, tucked away for a peaceful night’s sleep  in... Read more »
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When my world shakes, my heart breaks

Our lives have been flipped upside down in recent weeks. Our young daughter Abby, 13, has been having seizures. So far there have been three. Two occurred two weeks ago and in her sleep. One here at home then another later that night in the emergency room. After several tests, she was diagnosed with Rolandic... Read more »