Faces of Epilepsy

A LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS

A LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS

May 12, 2021 3:40 pm

Deja McDonald, like so many others with epilepsy, felt lost in a confusion about her condition and how to properly treat it to live her…

Taking Back your Power

Taking Back your Power

May 5, 2021 4:52 pm

This is Pedro and his family. “I remember the day I came in to the West Palm Beach office of Epilepsy Florida. I was newly…

Feeling Secure

Feeling Secure

April 28, 2021 7:38 pm

Luis Avalos has been a client of Epilepsy Florida for over 9 years. He was referred to Epilepsy Florida by family court for further assistance…

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…

A Letter to My Younger Self

A Letter to My Younger Self

March 17, 2021 3:59 pm

by: Alexandra Markovich Dear Lil’ Me, There is so much I wish I could tell you, but I am going to try to stick to…

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…

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