4 Things You Should Know About Keppra (levetiracetam)

 If you have had epilepsy for a while now, you have most likely heard about a medication called Keppra. Most of the stories and personal experiences are negative. But, there are those who take this medicine successfully with no issues. Here are some important things everyone should know about Keppra: The reason it has many… Read More 4 Things You Should Know About Keppra (levetiracetam)

What Is Epilepsy?

 https://biteable.com/watch/embed/what-is-epilepsy-1946820 What is Epilepsy? on Biteable. Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disorder.  When activity in the brain is abnormal it can cause seizures. There are many types of seizures. When you have an EEG the electrical activity in your brain is monitored while having a seizure. This will not only help classify which type you… Read More What Is Epilepsy?

A Guide to Auras

You may have heard this term before, it is a pretty broad topic and Aura could mean everything from “psychic phenomenon” to migraine auras. What a lot of people don’t know,  what I didn’t know until my diagnosis, is that auras are a symptom of epilepsy. I have temporal lobe epilepsy so that is my… Read More A Guide to Auras


This will be my first official conference of any sort as a blogger. I am thrilled to be going and participating. I will keep you updated with more to come about my experiences. I am looking forward to meeting so many wonderful people in the online advocacy community. Let me know what you would like… Read More Update

Neuropsychological Evaluation: What 3 years of seizures did to my brain

A neuropsychological evaluation is a series of tests that evaluate how a patient is doing in mental and physical aspects of life like: intelligence, executive functions (such as planning, abstraction, conceptualization), attention, memory, language, perception, sensorimotor functions, motivation, mood state and emotion, quality of life, and personality styles – med.unc.edu For me, it was a pretty generalized… Read More Neuropsychological Evaluation: What 3 years of seizures did to my brain