Faces of Epilepsy

Daily Fight to Live

Daily Fight to Live

April 14, 2021 3:24 pm

by: Jillianne Swaby My name is Jillianne I am 30 years old and I have been epileptic since 2011. From the time I was born…

Life Experiences

Life Experiences

April 7, 2021 2:38 pm

Marcelino Brown is a 62 year old man who has been with Epilepsy Florida since 2013 when he experienced his first seizure due to heart…

Twins with Epilepsy

Twins with Epilepsy

March 31, 2021 3:49 pm

The Edmerson twins came to Epilepsy Florida through the Telemed program.  Both Joey and Jordan suffer from Absence seizures.  The seizure frequency varies and at…

Success Story

Success Story

March 24, 2021 3:32 pm

This is Jane with her grand kids today. From the time she was a child, she struggled with grandmal seizures, as a result of her…

Great Relief

Great Relief

March 10, 2021 2:51 pm

Jesus Sanchoyerto was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 12. He has been part of the Epilepsy Florida family since 2009. Jesus's parents came…

My Epilepsy Journey

My Epilepsy Journey

March 3, 2021 3:27 pm

by: Victor Guimares I was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was 9 ½, I was put on Dilantin and seizure free for two years, then…

Feeling the Judgment

Feeling the Judgment

February 17, 2021 3:37 pm

by: Melissa Kavolius I was 17 and in High School when I had my first seizure in 2006. I had a really stressful week at…

A New Outlook on Life

A New Outlook on Life

February 10, 2021 7:23 pm

Barry has been living with epilepsy since he was 13 years old. He recalls having daily seizures and that it took a while for him…

Paul’s Journey

Paul’s Journey

February 3, 2021 4:02 pm

Paul Rodriguez is a 32 year old male, who began experiencing grand mal seizures at the age of 10 years old. Client attended Miami Children’s…

First Time Mom with Epilepsy

First Time Mom with Epilepsy

January 27, 2021 3:25 am

7 years ago, Yamilet had her first seizure. “It came out of nowhere” she said. “I lost consciousness, I don’t know where I was…” Prior…

Warriors of Adversity

Warriors of Adversity

January 13, 2021 3:11 pm

by: Alexandra Markovich The year of 2020 was not just the year I struggled. It was the year I struggled, my neighbor, my co-worker, and…

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