Faces of Epilepsy

Alanna Sedlitz-Ippolito

Alanna Sedlitz-Ippolito

August 23, 2017 11:04 am

  Have you ever heard a story that gave you chills down your spine? A story that you couldn’t help but feel as if it…

Mary Lawrence

Mary Lawrence

June 28, 2017 12:15 pm

During my childhood and throughout adulthood, I have had trouble with my parents, mentors, and acquaintances understanding my epilepsy. Some called my seizures fits/tantrums or…

Joshua Pruitt

Joshua Pruitt

June 7, 2017 2:00 pm

By: Kerrie Pruitt, on behalf of her son, Joshua Pruitt At the age of six, Joshua had his first seizure. He had complained of a headache,…

Elizabeth Perez

Elizabeth Perez

March 30, 2017 10:30 am

My name is Elizabeth Perez. I am 34 years old.  The day that I was supposed to be born, my mom started having contractions so…

Kayleigh Gallo

Kayleigh Gallo

March 9, 2017 4:46 pm

Sunday, April 20, 2014, at around 7 PM, was a game changer for me.  I thought that I was suffering from the flu or some…

MEREDITH PENCE

MEREDITH PENCE

March 7, 2017 9:21 am

Meredith Pence doesn't know what life is like without seizures. When she was six months old, her first tonic clonic seizure occurred, and they have…

GILANNY AMAYA

GILANNY AMAYA

March 7, 2017 9:20 am

When I first came to the Epilepsy Foundation of Florida, I definitely didn’t know what I had, at all. I also didn’t have any help…

Yesenia’s Story

Yesenia’s Story

January 17, 2017 3:50 pm

When the Epilepsy Foundation of Florida told me they wanted to publish my story in their issue at the beginning I was hesitant. I asked…

Michael Bowen’s Story

Michael Bowen’s Story

November 9, 2016 3:32 pm

I had my first seizure when I was 13.  It was a Petit Mal, meaning I did not collapse but was not aware or in…

Katia Philippeaux’s Story

Katia Philippeaux’s Story

November 1, 2016 10:48 am

Robert was only 18-years-old when he passed away from epilepsy. I will never forget that early Thursday morning when I was awoken to the loud…

Cause Unknown, but Not Alone

Cause Unknown, but Not Alone

October 5, 2016 11:27 am

Home Magazine Gainesville - October 5, 2016 How One Woman Overcame the Isolation of Epilepsy with the Help of the Epilepsy Foundation of Florida Over…

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