Happily Ever After

After being diagnosed with my seizure disorder, I realized my life would look differently than I expected. I thought I would never fulfill my desire to be a teacher or be able to settle down and marry my prince charming. I began my required dosage of medication in 2008 after being hospitalized for a week after my first seizure. The…

Guess Who’s Pregnant?!

When my husband and I were ready to have a baby, making the decision to stop taking the medication was risky however, we knew it was what we wanted and needed to do. It took us a few months, before we learned that we were pregnant. During that time, I was so anxious and  worried about how long it would take to happen. I…

The He in my Hero

There is so much I can say about my Dad and how much he means to me. However the one word that always outshines the others is HERO. I watched him as a little girl be purposeful about his health. He would sit at the kitchen table every morning with his oatmeal, his coffee, a banana and his blood glucose…