To serve as the forum for women and children affected by epilepsy to share their stories, to increase awareness, and to lead toward cutting-edge research for epilepsy.
Most Women with epilepsy have normal pregnancies, but appear to be at risk for problems during pregnancy and adverse outcomes in their children. The purpose of this observational study is to establish the risk and determine the factors or contributions to those risks. Learn more at www.neadstudy.org.
Recent Blog Posts
Upcoming Grand Rounds
As part of our educational program at My Epilepsy Story, we are educating the medical community about the patient perspective of epilepsy. In accomplishing this integral part of our educational approa…
Is it REALLY worth the pain and heartache?
Adversity is the mother of progress. ~Mahatma Gandhi In life we face challenges that can be EXTREMELY hard. We have to sit down and decide if it is worth the pain and heartache to have the end result….
MES002 – Brandy Interviews Dr. Meador with the MONEAD Research Study
Today, Brandy Parker interviews Dr. Kimford Meador with the MONEAD Research Study. Most Women with epilepsy have normal pregnancies, but appear to be at risk for problems during pregnancy and adverse…
Strength, Courage and Tears…
Over the last few years people have been saying over and over to me, “Brandy you are so strong!” “We don’t see how you do everything that you are doing.” “How do yo…
“The world is looking back on a year that was, but what matters is what’s in front of you. KEEP WALKING.” I read this quote in The New York Times yesterday and pondered it for a bit….
About Brandy Parker
I have had epilepsy for 20 years. I have generalized tonic-clonic seizures. While I am in the group of people with epilepsy that is controlled, I realize the importance of epilepsy research. Epilepsy research falls further behind other neurological diseases. My hope is for a cure for epilepsy. Until that time comes… Read More