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The Mask of Epilepsy

I don’t like writing stories that don’t have an ending.  I hate it when I can’t be funny about something and it really drives me crazy when I can’t find the point in all of the things that need to … Continue reading

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E is for Epilepsy: The Big Update

I realized recently that I have been doing a bad job of updating people on recent events with Jake.  I am going to let myself off the hook since the last few months have been completely bonkers with concerts, finals, … Continue reading

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The Amazing Jacob List

It’s been almost exactly a year since Jacob was diagnosed with epilepsy.  So much has happened in the last year, but this post isn’t about all of that. We had his third EEG a few weeks ago, but this post … Continue reading

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Surgery #11: I Don’t Feel Terrible Anymore!

A few days ago, I was talking to a friend of mine at church.  She had seen a funny post about Jake on Facebook and told me that I really should have a blog.  After talking to her,  I made … Continue reading

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Surgery 11: See Ya, Sucker

When I had my first surgery for breast cancer, my surgeon told me that it was an important part of the healing process to grieve for the body parts I was about to lose.  It felt weird, but taking a … Continue reading

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E is for Epilepsy: Good News, Less Good News, and Adjustments

A few weeks ago, we saw Jake’s neurologist for test results from his latest EEG.  Because I didn’t post about the EEG and since Jake is super cute, I’ll walk you through the EEG first. First, I’ll remind you of where … Continue reading

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Surgery #11 or “For Girlz Only”

Six months ago, I was really unhappy that I had to go through surgery #10 to remove a cyst from my foot.  Believe me, after the surgery I was done, I was really happy and not in an “I just … Continue reading

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