I was thinking this morning, are there some realistic New Year’s resolutions that I actually might adhere to? And, can I make sure they not only benefit and define me, but are also epilepsy issues I care so deeply about?
Did I lose my job because of my Epilepsy? I hear and read that people feel they have lost their employment due to their seizures, and it’s something I have considered for months and months. Could they have? Would they have? Was it my seizures that led them to tell me there was no longer a spot for me?
Epilepsy and SUDEP has become their mission with the Danny Did Foundation. And, they are doing a fantastic job. Their spirit and their drive to raise awareness and try to teach more people about Epilepsy and SUDEP in particular has truly inspired thousands of us!
It’s time to discover how Health Care Reform will affect those who live with Epilepsy.
The more we talk, the more people will learn. Advocacy and support is so crucial if we want to erase the stigma and inform those who don’t know a thing about Epilepsy.
Medication Switching…in other words, you take your prescription to the pharmacy and the pharmacist fills it with a generic anti-epileptic medication instead of the name brand, has become such a crucial issue for the Epilepsy Community.
It’s Friday…time for some updates and new information!
Much of America has watched with keen interest as the Healthcare Reform Bill was voted on in the House, but perhaps those of us with Epilepsy…and those who are caregivers to someone living with Epilepsy, have an even greater interest.
Take Action…contact your legislator to endorse “The Preventing Harmful Restraint and Seclusion in Schools Act.”