Tag Archives: epilepsy and women

When I was in 8th grade I had my first seizure. After not being able to see and then losing all motor skills, my feet were shaking and I was internally yelling at myself to stop this nonsense and not cause a scene. I then woke up on the floor surrounded by my mom and paramedics. I […]

  California Ashley Garcia – CA My name is Ashley Garcia. I am a 23 year old student from CA. I was diagnosed with epilepsy at age 13, and have been seizure free for 4 years. I became involved with My Epilepsy Story because I believe it plays a vital role in helping women realize […]

Happy Fresh Friday folks! I’m back to sharing healthy recipes this week but curious- did anyone try that workout last week? Whoo! That circuit is pretty great! Today I’m sharing an awesome recipe from Liz Thomson’s “iheartveggies” blog. Her entire concept is creating easy, plant-based recipes for our busy lives. And this recipe hits the nail […]

MES Ambassador Program    My Epilepsy Story (MES) is excited to announce we are accepting applications for our Ambassador Program.  This program will have MES Ambassadors from all across the country that join with us to EMPOWER women and girls living with epilepsy and to represent My Epilepsy Story. To apply for our ambassador program you will need to be a: […]

Hi everyone! I thought I’d take a break from the recipes today & share an awesome full-body, body-weight only workout you can do right in your own living room. A few at-home workouts are nice to have on hand. Especially on these brutally hot summer days where you just do not want to get out […]

Happy Friday friends! You’ve heard the saying, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day…” Well to each their own, but for me, breakfast is actually my favorite meal of the day! I could probably eat breakfast food for every meal. And today, I’m super excited to share with you one of my quick […]

Hello friends! Welcome to another edition of Fresh Fridays! Today I’m sharing a recipe that will have a healthy & delicious dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes! These Sheet Pan Fajitas come from a fellow Idahoan, Sara Wells, with www.ourbestbites.com. This gal has an awesome website & IG (sara_ourbestbites), & if you […]

Happy Friday friends! It’s Jodi, MES Health & Wellness director here. I’ve been traveling for the past 2 weeks & I am sooo ready to get back to my routine! Today I’m sharing one of my favorite on-the-go snack/lunch recipes from Kendra Benson of www.ourpaleolife.com. You actually may have already seen it, because it’s one […]

Hello friends! Jodi Suglio, MES Health & Wellness director here. As promised in my lil Facebook teaser post earlier this week (if you don’t follow us on our socials, do it!), I present “Fresh Fridays!”, a weekly healthy recipe share from some of my favorite chefs, dietitians, & go-to nutrition bloggers. I will be specifically […]

I was 18-months-old when I had my first seizure.  It was during a very high fever, so considered a febrile seizure, but it was a seizure nonetheless.  My father was a doctor who had been a front line medic in World World II, but, the story goes, he completely lost his cool when I had […]