This is our story, and this is why we’re here

To help women and girls living with epilepsy


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Our Mission

My Epilepsy Story is an organization that serves as a forum to bridge the gap for women and young adolescent girls diagnosed with epilepsy, as well as the children impacted by their mother’s epilepsy by sharing their stories, increasing awareness, and to lead toward cutting-edge research.

Current Fundraiser - The Twenty Six Campaign


1 in 26 people suffer from epilepsy

So please give $26 today, as a symbol of the 1 in 26.

Current Initiatives


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


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Who We Are


Brandy Parker-McFadden

Founder, Mother and Woman with Epilepsy

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.